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Motto Scarab ("May the King of Lower Egypt Live")

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Steatite, glazed
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1630-1539 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late XIII Dynasty-XVII Dynasty
    PERIOD Second Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 1/2 in. (1.9 x 1.3 cm) 3/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in. (0.9 x 1.4 x 2 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 44.123.95
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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    CAPTION Motto Scarab ("May the King of Lower Egypt Live"), ca. 1630-1539 B.C.E. Steatite, glazed, 3/4 x 1/2 in. (1.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 44.123.95. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.44.123.95_erg2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/22/2008
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