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Scarab, Seshi

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13–17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Green glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.463
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.5, fig. 1.

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