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Selected group of scarabs and seal amulets from the foundation deposits of Hatshepsut's temple at Deir el-Bahri, view of inscribed bases. Top:27.3.198, .180, .206, .164, .277; Center: 27.3.251, .232, .285, .292, .320; Bottom: 27.3.323, .326, .347, .394

Scarab Inscribed with a Grazing Antelope

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 7 (G), MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium: Steatite (glazed)
Dimensions: L. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. 1.25 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.8 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number: 27.3.394

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