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Scarab Inscribed With the Name Amenhotep Flanked by Two Red Crowns

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep I
Date:
ca. 1525–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 43, Burial 12, Carnarvon excavations, 1912
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.134
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1912. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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