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Large Scarab

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1630–1539 B.C.E., or much later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 17 (or 19th century forgery)
    PERIOD New Kingdom, or Modern
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in. (7 x 4.8 x 2.7 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Scarab in mottled brown stone, engraved with the prenomen of Tuthmosis III.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Large Scarab, ca. 1630–1539 B.C.E., or much later. Stone, 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in. (7 x 4.8 x 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1971E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.1971E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1971E_NegA_print_bw.jpg.
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