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Scarab

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1640–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 46, Burial 12, Carnarvon excavations, 1912
Medium:
Dark green jasper
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.637
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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