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Scarab, Shabaqo

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Reign:
reign of Shabaqo
Date:
ca. 713–698 B.C.
Geography:
Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Medium:
Glazed Steatite
Dimensions:
3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.349
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased in Cairo before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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