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Scarab: Scarab Beetle with Hieroglyphs (cobras, anx-signs, nbw-sign)

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (about 1950–1773 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Scarab Beetle with Hieroglyphs (cobras, anx-signs, nbw-sign)

Origin

Egypt

Date

1950 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Dimensions

2.2 × 1.6 × 1 cm (7/8 × 5/8 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1740

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