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Scarab

"Cowroid" inscribed with four circles with the centers dotted. Pierced longitudinally.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahri. 1906: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Accession Number

06.2497

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids