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Scarab: Aakheperura (Amenhotep II)

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, Reign of Amenhotep II (about 1427–1400 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Aakheperura (Amenhotep II)

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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1427 BCE–1400 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1407

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