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Scarab

Object Number:
E21
Current Location:
Amarna
Provenience:
Egypt
Tarraneh
Archaeology Area:
In West Delta
Period:
Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made:
1539-1292 BC
Early Date:
-1540
Late Date:
-1291
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Steatite
Iconography:
Inscription
scarab
Description:
Large steatite scarab with 8 lines of incised inscription, commemmorating Amenhotep III's lion hunts during the first 10 years of his reign.
Length:
8.3cm
Width:
5.3cm
Credit Line:
Received from the Egypt Exploration Fund
Other Number:
ES 21   -   Original Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 151-153, fig.137-139
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