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Scarab depicting Anubis as guardian of the Theban cemetery, depicted as a jackal above nine bound prisoners, representing enemies threatening the safety of the dead
Egypt
15th–14th century BCE
Glazed steatite
L: 2.8; W: 2.2 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.3513


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