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Scarab: Wish Formula

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties 21-25 (about 1069-664 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Wish Formula

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 1069 BCE–664 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Inscriptions

"Amun-Re, excellent of counsel"

Dimensions

0.6 × 1.7 × 1.3 cm (1/4 × 11/16 × 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1704

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