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Scarab: Nefera with Hieroglyphs (kA-signs, xaw)

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period, Dynasties 12–17 (about 2055–1550 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Nefera with Hieroglyphs (kA-signs, xaw)

Origin

Egypt

Date

2055 BCE–1550 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Dimensions

1.3 × 0.8 × 0.5 cm (1/2 × 5/16 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1732

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