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Scaraboid: Hedgehog

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

New Kingdom, Dynasties 18–19 (about 1550–1186 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scaraboid: Hedgehog

Origin

Egypt

Date

1550 BCE–1186 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Inscriptions

"Amun-Ra is lord of all."

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1895

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