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Scarab, Psamtik I or Apries

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Psamtik I or Apries
Date:
664–570 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Glazed Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.258
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Timmins Collection by 1907. Acquired by for his collection by Lord Carnarvon before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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