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Scarab of the Storehouse Overseer Wah, ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Silver, electrum, glazed steatite, linen cord
16 15/16 in
43 cm
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York
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Middle Kingdom; Dynasty 12; reign of Amenemhat I, early; from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern …

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Middle Kingdom; Dynasty 12; reign of Amenemhat I, early; from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), Mummy, over crossed wrists, MMA excavations, 1920; scarab: l. 3.9 cm (1 1/2 in.), w. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.), h. 2.5 cm (1 in.); barrel bead: l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.), diam. 1 cm (3/8 in.); …

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
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About the work
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New York
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Middle Kingdom; Dynasty 12; reign of Amenemhat I, early; from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern …

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Middle Kingdom; Dynasty 12; reign of Amenemhat I, early; from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), Mummy, over crossed wrists, MMA excavations, 1920; scarab: l. 3.9 cm (1 1/2 in.), w. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.), h. 2.5 cm (1 in.); barrel bead: l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.), diam. 1 cm (3/8 in.); …

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Image rights
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
Scarab of the Storehouse Overseer Wah, ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Silver, electrum, glazed steatite, linen cord
16 15/16 in
43 cm