Scaraboid or Plaque
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
3/8 × 3/16 × 5/8 in. (0.9 × 0.5 × 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Nubian. Scaraboid or Plaque, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 3/8 × 3/16 × 5/8 in. (0.9 × 0.5 × 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 38.553. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.38.553_view01.jpg)
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The plaque is of poor worksmanship, pierced. The light blue glaze is considerably weathered and has a design on its base which appears to be a seated animal, possibly an oxen but the imprint is so vague that it is impossible to be certain.
Condition: Entire surface weathered.
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