Scarab Tie Pin (Modern)

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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collected about 1912

Gold and faience or plaster

Overall: 3 3/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 in. (8.5 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Richard Parkhurst, Class of 1916

167.67.21137

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Pin

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Text: scrolls and poorly formed hieroglyphs

Provenance

Collected by Lewis Parkhurst (1856-1949, Class of 1878), in Egypt, 1912; given to Ernest Fox Nicholas (1869-1924), Dartmouth Physics Professor (1898-1903); Dartmouth President, 1909-1916, about 1912; bequeathed to his wife, Katherine William West Nichols (1864-1950), 1924; given to Richard Parkhurst (1894-1991, Class of 1916), Winchester, Massachusetts, about 1924, because of the pin's associaton with his father and President Nicholas; given to Dartmouth College, 1956; transferred to present collection, 1967.

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