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Scarab Inscribed for Queen Ahmose

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18, early
Reign: reign of Thutmose I
Date: ca. 1504–1492 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), coffin III, burial 2, left hand, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium: Gold, glazed steatite
Dimensions: L. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); h. 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.3.15

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