Scarab with Design Interlaced Scrolls
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.
1/4 x 1/2 x 11/16 in. (0.7 x 1.3 x 1.7 cm) (show scale)
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Scarab in glazed steatite, mounted in a modern gold finger ring, and engraved with a complicated interlaced scroll pattern.
Preservation: Glaze turned ivory white, back cracked, otherwise good.
Comment: A date in Dynasty XVIII is possible for this scarab.
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Scarab with Design Interlaced Scrolls, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Steatite, glaze, 1/4in. (0.6cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X20.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.X20.2_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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