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Scarab

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 43, Burial 3, Carnarvon excavations
Medium:
Blue glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.558
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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