Scarab, Glazed steatite

Scarab

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 3, Burial E 1, On body, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.5 cm (9/16 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.463
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.