Scarab Inscribed With the Cartouches of Kashta and Amenirdis

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Reign:
reign of Kashta
Date:
ca. 760–747 B.C.
Geography:
Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
l. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.255
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased in Cairo before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.