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Bead: scaraboid

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


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

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By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids