Scarab with Tilapia Fish
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18, early
- Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 37, Pit D, Burial 52, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1911
- Jasper (red)
- L. 1.4 cm (9/16 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Both the Bolti fish and the lotus inscribed on the base of this scarab were symbols of rebirth.