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Scarab

Period:
Late Period
Date:
522–343 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Nubia, Napata, Cemetery 1, Grave 579, Oxford Expedition to Nubia
Medium:
Steatite, faience
Dimensions:
L. 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Oxford University Expedition to Nubia, 1926
Accession Number:
26.4.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Oxford Expedition to Nubia at Napata. Allotted to the Oxford Expedition by the government in the division of finds. Received by the Museum through subscription, 1926.

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