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Scarab with kneeling Nile god before obelisk

Period:
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19-20 or later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–25
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 × W. 1.3 × H. 0.6 cm (11/16 × 1/2 in., 0.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.581
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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