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Scarab: Gods and Hieroglyphs

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

New Kingdom–Late Period, Dynasties 18–26 (about 1550–525 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Gods and Hieroglyphs

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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1550 BCE–525 BCE

Medium

Glazed steatite

Dimensions

1.9 × 1.3 × 1 cm (3/4 × 1/2 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1781

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