Scaraboid in the Form of a Duck
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
Dynasty 19 to Dynasty 20 (probably)
5/16 in. (0.8 cm)
base: 1/2 x 5/16 in. (1.3 x 0.8 cm) (show scale)
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Scaraboid in the form of a duck; blue glazed steatite. The top is in the form of a duck with turned-back head. The base is in the form of a cartouche containing auspicious hieroglyphs.
Condition: Glaze turned brown on base. Otherwise perfect.
This item is not on view
Scaraboid in the Form of a Duck, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Faience, 5/16 in. (0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X251. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X251_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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