Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
1 x 1 5/8 x 2 3/16 in. (2.6 x 4.2 x 5.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Heart Scarab, 664–332 B.C.E. Stone, 1 x 1 5/8 x 2 3/16 in. (2.6 x 4.2 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.409. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.409_view1.jpg)
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Green-gray stone heart scarab. Beetle elaborately decorated. Five lines of hieroglyphic inscription incised on base. Space for name left blank. Not pierced.
Condition: Edges chipped. Poor workmanship.
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