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Scarab: Floral Motifs, Hieroglyphs, and Geometric Designs

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15 (about 1650–1550 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Floral Motifs, Hieroglyphs, and Geometric Designs

Origin

Egypt

Date

1650 BCE–1550 BCE

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

1.9 × 1.3 × 0.6 cm (3/4 × 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1776

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