Item TAA iii.40.8 - Tutankhamun - secondary material: cabochon plaque, Tutankhamun-related jewellery

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TAA iii.40.8


Tutankhamun - secondary material: cabochon plaque, Tutankhamun-related jewellery


  • c. 1922-1939 (Creation)

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1 glass cabochon plaque

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

Archival history

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 element.
  • Rectangular cabochon plaque, with depiction of front of box 21 [Carter 21], double scene of Tutankhamun as sphinx trampling enemies.
  • Opaque yellow-coloured pressed glass, design highlighted in green and red.
  • Not indicated, but almost certainly 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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  • 3.2 x 4.9 x 0.4 cms (max.)

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TAA iii.40.9: same cabochon design, although a different colour and mounted.

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