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73340
Object Number: E21
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
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
Length: 8.3cm
Width: 5.3cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other NumberES 21 - Original Number

Description

Large steatite scarab with 8 lines of incised inscription, commemmorating Amenhotep III's lion hunts during the first 10 years of his reign.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 159/7.23View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 151-153, fig.137-139View Objects cited in this Publication

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