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Blue paste; unbaked and unglazed; ram's head in relief on top; winged scarab incised on lower face; one edge broken. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.699

Medium or Technique

Egyptian blue

Collections

The Ancient World

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