Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Scarab with device of kneeling fertility figure before obelisk

Period:
Third Intermediate Period or later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–25
Date:
ca. 1070–664 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); D. 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.581
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
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.

Related Objects

Scarab Inscribed "Hatshepsut, United with Amun"

Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C. Medium: Steatite (glazed) Accession: 27.3.206 On view in:Gallery 116

Scarab of the Storehouse Overseer Wah

Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C. Medium: Silver, electrum, glazed steatite, linen cord Accession: 40.3.12 On view in:Gallery 105

Scarab with a kneeling figure before an obelisk

Date: ca. 1070–664 B.C. Medium: Steatite Accession: 05.3.213 On view in:Gallery 130

Scarab of Hatnefer

Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C. Medium: Glazed steatite Accession: 36.3.5 On view in:Gallery 116

Shabti of Seniu

Date: ca. 1525–1504 B.C. Medium: Glazed steatite, paint Accession: 19.3.206 On view in:Gallery 117