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Scarab

Object Number:E6762
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: Tomb E233
Period: Third Intermediate Period
Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made: 945 - 712 BCE
Early Date: -946
Late Date: -711
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Stone
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 2.4 cm
Length: 6.3 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
Other Number:AES 1590 - Other Number

Description

Heart scarab. Slate-like stone with 7 incised lines containing part of Chapter 30 of Naville, Totenbuch (the Book of the Dead). Above them, in a different hand is the name of the owner which was added later.

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