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Scarab with seated griffin

Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty 17–18
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Burial C 4, on body, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Glazed steatite
L. 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); w. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

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