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Canaanite Scarab with a Crocodile Headed Figure Holding a Flower

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 15
Date:
ca. 1648–1540 B.C.
Geography:
From Canaan, Levant
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
l. 2.1 cm (13/16 in); w. 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.398
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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