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Cristian Violatti
by Walters Art Museum
published on 15 May 2013
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Scarab shaped amulet containing the image and cartouche of Amenhotep III, promising its owner in this world 'life' (represented by an ankh). These beetle amulets were used in Ancient Egypt for rituals or administrative purposes (14th century BCE).

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Museum, W. A. (2013, May 15). Scarab. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Museum, Walters Art. "Scarab." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 15, 2013.

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Museum, Walters Art. "Scarab." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 May 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.