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Scarab

Steatite; apparent traces of green glazing, now almost gone; incised details on back; lower face has hieroglyphics; badly chipped on one side; pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian,

Accession Number

12.667

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids