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Obverse: Squatting king facing right with cartouche Men-kheper-re and ankh over double uraeae and neb. Reverse: Theoris, Bes, and scorpion. Cracked and chipped. Fair work.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

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

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Medium or Technique

Green glazed steatite


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids