Scarab with seated griffin, Glazed steatite

Scarab with seated griffin

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Burial C 4, on body, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); w. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.221
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.