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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13–17
Date:
ca. 2030–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, Burial 6A.X.B26; from left hand ring finger, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
L. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.157
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918–19. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

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