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U006.38.7
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Egyptian scarab bead)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : ancient Egypt
Cultural Group : Ancient Egyptian
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Faience
Support / Technique : carved; glazed
Object Type : beads (pierced objects)
Visual Description : Carved Egyptian scarab beetle glazed emerald green. The piece has very fine details inscribed on both the top and bottom (underneath what appear to be inscribed hieroglyphs), and is punctured by a hole running vertically through the center of it. Extremely small.
Accession # : U006.38.7
Width (cm) : 1.00
Height (cm) : 1.75
Depth (cm) : 0.25
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Denise Dickson
Artist Statement :