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Object Number:E3844
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies Gallery)
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Main Deposit
Period: Dynasty 0
Date Made: 3000 BCE
Early Date: -3000
Late Date: -3000
Height: 4.06 cm
Length: 12.45 cm
Width: 7.11 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; James Quibell, 1898
Other Number:AES636 - Other Number


Small figurine of a scorpion (tail missing). The four legs are carefully articulated on each side of the body. The two eyes are deeply drilled probably for the insertion of inlays.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 113/28View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29, fig. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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