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Uninscribed Scarab from Malqata

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Houses G-K, MMA excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Quartz
Dimensions:
L. 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.215.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 120
This uninscribed scarab is similar to those found in Dynasty 12 of the Middle Kingdom and may be reused from that time.
Museum excavations, 1910–11. Acquired by the Museum in the Division of Finds, 1911.

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