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Private-name scarab depicting: Retainer of the tribunal, Sa-Ptah; the official’s name, meaning “Son of (the god) Ptah,” accounts for the figure of the god
18th century BCE
Glazed steatite
2.3 x 1.7 x 1.0 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.79

From the Israel Museum publications:
Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Scarab, A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989

The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 27/06/1989 - 28/11/1989

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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