Item TAA iii.40.10 - Tutankhamun - secondary material: brooch, Tutankhamun-related jewellery

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TAA iii.40.10


Tutankhamun - secondary material: brooch, Tutankhamun-related jewellery


  • c. 1922-1939 (Creation)

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1 silver brooch

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Acquired from an online auction site by Elizabeth Fleming.

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Presented by Elizabeth Fleming in July 2021.

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  • Tutankhamun-related jewellery.
  • Brooch with a rectangular cabochon plaque featuring part of a scene from the lid of box 21 [Carter 21], with Tutankhamun hunting lions.
  • Silver decorated with enamel (light and dark blue, red, white and yellow) and opaque cream-coloured pressed glass with decoration highlighted in reddish-brown.
  • Hook clasp, stamped, silver hallmark "925"(?)
  • Plaque: Not indicated, but probably produced by the Neiger Brothers.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • 1.8 x 5.0 x 0.5 cm (approx. max.)

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