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Scarab Depicting Queen Tiye

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.); W. 3 cm (1 3/16 in.); H. 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.99
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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