Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1292–1190 B.C.E.
Dynasty 19 (?)
7/8 × 1 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (2.3 × 4.2 × 6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Scarab, ca. 1292–1190 B.C.E. Limestone, 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (2.3 × 4.2 × 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.532E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.532E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Beige-grey, light grey heart scarab with 6 lines of text. Limestone heart scarab bearing an illegible name. The scarab has a lunate-shaped head with long notched clypeus, whose side parts are decorated with a series of diagonal grooves. The outlines of the prothorax and elytra are given in relief. The front edge of the prothorax curves towards the rear, while the rear edge is pointed where it meets the line separating the wing cases. There is an eyelet for suspension before the head.
Condition: Inscription illegible; chipped on base.
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