<em>Scarab</em>, ca. 1292–1190 B.C.E. Limestone, 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (2.3 × 4.2 × 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.532E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.532E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)


Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1292–1190 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (2.3 × 4.2 × 6 cm)


Accession Number: 37.532E

Image: CUR.37.532E_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Beige-grey, light grey heart scarab with 6 lines of text. Limestone heart scarab bearing an illegible name. The scarab has a lunate-shaped head with long notched clypeus, whose side parts are decorated with a series of diagonal grooves. The outlines of the prothorax and elytra are given in relief. The front edge of the prothorax curves towards the rear, while the rear edge is pointed where it meets the line separating the wing cases. There is an eyelet for suspension before the head. Condition: Inscription illegible; chipped on base.

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