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Scarab: Title (Overseer of the Granary) and Name (Djehuty)

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

Second Intermediate Period–New Kingdom, Dynasties 17–18 (about 1580–1525 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Title (Overseer of the Granary) and Name (Djehuty)

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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1580 BCE–1525 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Inscriptions

"Overseer of the double granary of Amun, Djehuty, true of voice"

Dimensions

1.6 × 1.1 × 0.6 cm (5/8 × 7/16 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1734

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