Mummy Scarab

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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Perhaps First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)

Egyptian blue

Overall: 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in. (5.5 x 3.3 cm)

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

12.2.501

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Text: uncertain

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

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. 12.497; glass plate negative #: 28B23

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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