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Scarab

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Ahmose
Date:
ca. 1550–1525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Steatite (glazed)
Dimensions:
l. 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905
Accession Number:
05.3.347
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Ex collection John Ward (before 1902). Collection purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan and donated to the Museum, 1905.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 46.

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