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Scarab ring

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1991–1450 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 62, Burial G, Carnarvon excavations
Medium:
Steatite (glazed), silver wire
Dimensions:
Diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in); l. of scarab 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.776
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon , 1907-1914; acquired by Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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