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Scarab

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 3, Burial E 1, On body, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
l. 1.6 cm (5/8 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.464
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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