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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Green glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
04.2.734
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
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.

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