A diorite new kingdom scarab from Tel Lachish

Baruch Brandl, Dov Levitte, Yosef Garfinkel

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This paper presents a rare scarab made of diorite and set in a golden bezel that was excavated in a topsoil locus at Tel Lachish. Although it lacks a clear stratigraphic context, the scarab still presents important data on the Late Bronze Age at Lachish.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)159-169
Number of pages11
JournalAgypten und Levante
StatePublished - 2020

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  • Color Symbolism
  • Diorite
  • Egyptian 18 Dynasty
  • Egyptian Scarab
  • Lachish
  • Theban Triad


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