Green-glazed Steatite Scarab and Ring

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 (1294-1186 BCE)

Steatite and gold

Overall: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John Milne, Class of 1937



Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Scarab

Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


ex coll.: E. A. Abemayor, Cairo, 1913; on back of scarab: carved name of Amun-Ra

Exhibition History

Egyptian Art from the Permanent Collection, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 21-May 21, 1978.


E. A. Abemayor, Shepheard Hotel, Cairo; sold to Mr. Simms, Spring 1913; given to "Uncle Leo, Chester's older brother" [not sure if this was John Milne's relative or Jean McDuff Milne's relative); given to Jean McDuff Milne (1917-1982) and Dr. John Milne (1915-1998), Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; given to present collection, 1976.

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