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Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat III
Date:
ca. 1859–1813 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Dahshur
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
3/8 in. (1 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.2.4
Not on view
Purchased from Mrs. Adrian Hoffman Larkin, 1942. Previously in the Macgregor Collection, and sold at the Macgregor sale Sotheby's London, 1922, as lot 1421 to Spink.

Wallis, Henry 1898. Egyptian Ceramic Art: the MacGregor collection ; a contribution towards the history of Egyptian pottery. London: Taylor and Francis.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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