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Scarab: Animal Motifs (Bird, Antelope, Hippopotamus)

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

New Kingdom, Dynasties 19–20 (about 1295–1069 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Animal Motifs (Bird, Antelope, Hippopotamus)

Origin

Egypt

Date

1295 BCE–1069 BCE

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

1.6 × 1.3 × 0.6 cm (5/8 × 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1795

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