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Scarab

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Hatshepsut Hole, Hathor Shrine, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Glazed steatite, linen string
Dimensions:
each 1.1 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.3.224
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Museum excavations, 1922–23. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1923.

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