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Scarab: Scorpion Motifs

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

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

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Scarab: Scorpion Motifs

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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1550 BCE–1186 BCE

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1864

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