Scarab (Forgery)

Egyptian, Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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collected 1867-1868

Limestone (possibly)

Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.2.477

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Text: uncertain, modern copy

Provenance

Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.473; glass plate negative #: 28B23

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