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Scarab with Name of Hyksos King Apophis

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 15
Reign:
reign of Apophis
Date:
ca. 1581–1541 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
l. 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.2.78
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Formerly Amherst Collection. Acquired by the Museum at the Amherst sale (Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, cat. no. 672), 1921.

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