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Scarab of King Sekhemre Sewadjtawy Sebekhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Reign:
reign of Sebekhotep III
Date:
ca. 1748–1741 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Radim, MMA excavations
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 2.4 × W. 1.7 × H. 1 cm (15/16 × 11/16 × 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number:
20.1.2
Not on view
Scarab shaped seal inscribed with the prenomen and nomen of Sebekhotep III, "Sekhemre-sewadjtawy Sebekhotep, living for ever, [born] of the King’s Mother Iuhetibu."
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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