Double scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.999

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green glazed steatite seal in the form of a pair of scarabs. Elytra once inlaid; inlay now missing. Incised wadjet eye on base.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer