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Bead: scaraboid

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.09

Accession Number

44.35

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green glazed steatite grasshopper (head missing). Inscribed on base “Men-kheper-re”.

Provenance

Acquired by Dr. Charles Pickering, 1843-4: given to Peabody Museum December, 1879. Peabody Museum No. 20043. Exchanged by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. See Registration folder No. 67

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard