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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Date:
ca. 1802–1575 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Blue glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.269
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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