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Well-cut glazed steatite scarab, (late); cartouche of Shesonq I. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Scarabs and scaraboids
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7832 Z, debris
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 1.2 cm Length: 1.5 cm Thickness: .7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (62.19.12)
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Shesonq I
  • Notes
    never accessioned; sold to Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991, p. 83.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Shesonq I

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 22. Objects found at Giza: Steatite scarab (31-1-344) with cartouche of Shesonq I; found in debris of G 7832 Z.