Human-headed scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom (?)
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.591

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with human head on the back and two stylized standing figures 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