Scarab of Sebekhotep IV, Glazed steatite

Scarab of Sebekhotep IV

Period:
Late Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Reign:
reign of Sebekhotep IV
Date:
ca. 1731–1719 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, debris, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 2.1 × W. 1.4 × H. 1 cm (13/16 × 9/16 × 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.423
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Scarab shaped seal with the nomen and filiation of Sebekhotep IV, "Son of Re Sobekhotep, born of the King’s Mother Kemi."
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 342-343, fig. 266.