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Scarab

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Steatite, glaze
DATES ca. 727–712 B.C.E., perhaps
DYNASTY Dynasty 26, perhaps
PERIOD If authentic, Third Intermediate Period, Saitic Period
DIMENSIONS 3/8 x 1/2 x 9/16 in. (1 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS “May Bastet grant a happy new year.”
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 35.1159
CREDIT LINE Gift of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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