Scarab with Name of Hyksos King Apophis

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 15
Reign:
reign of Apophis
Date:
ca. 1581–1541 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
l. 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.2.78
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Formerly Amherst Collection. Acquired by the Museum at the Amherst sale (Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, cat. no. 672), 1921.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1947. Rise and Fall of the Middle Kingdom in Thebes. New York: Macmillan Co., 147.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.5, fig 1, p.7.