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Motto Scarab

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURES Egyptian; Nubian
MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
DYNASTY late Dynasty 18 to early Dynasty 19
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 3/16 x 1/4 x 5/16 in. (0.4 x 0.6 x 0.8 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 38.546
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The scarab is exceptionally small but it is cut with considerable detail and skill. The glaze is in good condition though somewhat spotty. On the base is the name of Amon-Re. Condition: Excellent.
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