Heart scarab of Paenaset

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x length: 3.2 x 5.4 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.561

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green slate heart scarab with carefully modeled details on the back and Book of the Dead spell 30b on the base.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer