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Scarab Seal of the Wearer of the Royal Seal Sa-Amun

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY middle of Dynasty 18
    PERIOD In the style of the New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. (0.7 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Forged, ivory scarab inscribed for the “Treasurer of the King of Lower Egypt, Overseer of the Prison, Sa-Amun”. Condition: Dirt encrusted in hollows; small scratches; otherwise good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Scarab Seal of the Wearer of the Royal Seal Sa-Amun, ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E. Ivory, 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. (0.7 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.512E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.512E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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