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Scarab of Horhetep

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13 to 1700 B.C.
Date:
ca. 1802–1700 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, west of mastaba 954 not on map, Surface burial 951, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium:
Steatite, glazed
Dimensions:
l. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.245
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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