Funerary scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.423

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

The scarab is pierced with six holes for attachment of missing wings.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer