Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Scarab

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Blue Faience
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
04.2.335
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Collection of Judge Elbert E. Farman, formed when he was U.S. consul general in Egypt 1876–84. Donated to the museum by Darius Ogden Mills, New York, in 1904.

Related Objects

Figure of a Female Dwarf

Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 1972.48 On view in:Gallery 113

Standing Hippopotamus

Date: ca. 1961–1878 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 17.9.1 On view in:Gallery 111

Heart Scarab of Hatnefer

Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C. Medium: Serpentinite, gold Accession: 36.3.2 On view in:Gallery 116

Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple

Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Medium: Faience, remains of a travertine (Egyptian alabaster) tenon Accession: 1972.125 On view in:Gallery 119

Scarab Inscribed "Hatshepsut, United with Amun"

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