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Scarab

Steatite of faience. No glaze. Sphinx wearing double crown. In front, hes, over back, two uncertain signs. Poor work.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John F. Tarbell

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25 (?), 760–660 B.C.

Accession Number

37.406

Medium or Technique

Steatite or faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids