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Inscribed. Steatite. Green glaze. Inscribed with Ankh, Maat, and Neb signs.

Provenance

From Giza Street G 7300, S of Roman crude brick wall G 7300 Pt (ii).1927:

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.012-

Accession Number

29.1659

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids