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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Scarab
Date Made:1782-1570 BCE (Second Intermediate Period)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Steatite with blue glaze
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:overall: 7/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.; 1.1113 x .9525 x .635 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1943.9.A.J
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Grant Williams (Caroline Ransom, Class of 1896) from the collection of Professor Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Base design of cruciform pattern composed of four flower petals and four scrolls.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; royalty; jewelry; religion

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