Amulet in the Form of a Beetle
- Middle Kingdom
- Dynasty 12, late–early 13
- ca. 1850–1775 B.C.
- From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Cemetery V, Tomb V21, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1904
- Beryl (?)
- H. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1904
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
The piece is part of a group of objects found in tomb V21 at Abydos with two bodies. It was strung with other pieces in the Museum. The group includes 04.18.1–04.18.49.