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Scarab

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Artist Unknown (Egyptian)

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1786-1567 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Scarab, Artist Unknown (Egyptian)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Seal (Do Not Use) | glazed steatite
Size: 5/8 x 7/8 in. (1.6 x 2.2 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Culture: Egyptian, Africa, Egypt
Style: 18th-16th century B.C., 13th - 17th dynasty, Hyksos period
Inscriptions: Inscription Heiroglyphs: Truth the Two Lands (Each symbol represented)
Physical Description: Scarab, steatite, Egyptian, Hyksos Period, century? cat. card dims H. 5/8', W. 7/8' steatite with pale green glaze.Heiroglyphs: truth and the two lands; unknown animal.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 16.187
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009