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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13, mid
Date:
ca. 1750 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A1:1, Pit 885, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Steatite, glaze gone
Dimensions:
l. 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.164
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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