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Title: Scarab of the Storehouse Overseer Wah
Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), Mummy, over crossed wrists, MMA excavations, 1920
Medium: Silver, electrum, glazed steatite, linen cord
scarab: l. 3.9 cm (1 1/2 in.); w. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.); h. 2.5 cm (1 in.); barrel bead: l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); diam. 1 cm (3/8 in.); cylindrical bead: l. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.); 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
overall length: 43 cm (16 15/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.12
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