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Scarab of Amenhotep I

1514–1493 B.C.E.

Height x width x length: 1.6 x 2.4 x 3 cm (5/8 x 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Glazed steatite
Type, sub-type: Egyptian
New Kingdom Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep I
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Steatite scarab, green-glazed with brown discolorations; beetle entirely undercut and raised above the base plate; hole between feet fore and aft; base plate decorated with sunk relief and inscription, including name of Amenhotep I.

Via MFA Educators: Egyptian Artwork Slideshow

Reposted byfitoAncientEgyptian

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