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Scaraboid: Cat

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (about 1550–1295 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scaraboid: Cat

Origin

Egypt

Date

1550 BCE–1295 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Inscriptions

"Amun-Ra is lord of all."

Dimensions

1 × 1.3 × 0.6 cm (3/8 × 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1894

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