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Heart scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.5 x 4.3 x 5.7 cm (1 x 1 11/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1125

Medium or Technique

Stone

Out on Loan

On display at Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, since October 22, 1997

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green stone heart scarab with highly schematic back type and eight rows of hieroglyphic text crudely incised on the base.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer