Heart scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.6 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.518

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glass heart scarab, underside divided into six horizontal lines, but uninscribed.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer