Scarab, Glazed steatite

Scarab

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, tomb of Senwosretankh, Pit 7, MMA excavations, 1932–33
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
h. 1 cm (3/8 in); w. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.56
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.