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Scarab Amulet
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Scarab Amulet


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The amulet should provide its owner with continual (oval frame) perfection and prosperity, as well as all-inclusive renewal (spiral scrolls).
Provenance Prof. Newberry (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase (?); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Z-shaped spiral scrolls and the signs w3d and nfr for: Prosperity (and) perfection.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911 (?)

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Period
1648-1539 BCE (Second Intermediate Period; Hyksos)
Medium
beige steatite (originally glazed)
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.25
Measurements
H: 13/16 x W: 9/16 x D: 3/8 in. (2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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