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Bead: scaraboid

Green glazed steatite grasshopper (head missing). Inscribed on base "Men-kheper-re".

Provenance

Acquired by Dr. Charles Pickering, 1843-4: given to Peabody Museum December, 1879. Peabody Museum No. 20043. Exchanged by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. See Registration folder No. 67

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

44.35

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids