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Scarab Inscribed With a Private Name (?)

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Carnarvon excavations, 1911 (?)
Medium:
Red jasper
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.691
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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