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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A3.1, Pit 348, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Steatite, blue glazed
Dimensions:
l. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.310
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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