Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18 to early Dynasty 19
3/16 x 1/4 x 5/16 in. (0.4 x 0.6 x 0.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Egyptian. Motto Scarab, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 3/16 x 1/4 x 5/16 in. (0.4 x 0.6 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 38.546. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.38.546_neg44.123.115_grpA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)
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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.
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