Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
5/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (0.8 x 1.1 x 1.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Egyptian. Scarab, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 5/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (0.8 x 1.1 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 38.548. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.38.548_negA_print_bw.jpg)
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Green glazed faience scarab of Akhenaten.The scarab is of conventional form and of poor workmanship. It is crudely made, poor quality glaze though of good color. The base was stamped apparently with a cartouche which is so crudely done that it is not possible so far to decipher it. It is doubtless a royal or divine name. As the object was part of a foundation deposit doubtless little care was spent making it. As usual it is pierced.
Condition: Surface lightly weathered, one side chipped.
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