Scarab of an Official

Glassy faience ? | 0.8 x 0.4 x 0.4in | c. 1850-1640 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Administrative changes during Dynasty 12 lead to an increase in bureaucracy and, subsequently, in the production and use of seals. This is reflected in the beginning of the mass production of scarabs, the most popular shape for amulets, in late Dynas...
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