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Heart Scarab of Henettawy (C)

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21
Date:
ca. 990–970 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Chamber B, Burial of Henettawy C (4), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Green feldspar
Dimensions:
L. 5.5 × W. 3.6 cm (2 3/16 × 1 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.162
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 200.

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