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Scarab: Hieroglyphs (scarab beetle, nfr-sign, red crown)

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period, Dynasties 12–17 (about 2055–1550 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Hieroglyphs (scarab beetle, nfr-sign, red crown)

Origin

Egypt

Date

2055 BCE–1550 BCE

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

1.7 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm (11/16 × 1/2 × 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1692

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