Inscribed scarab

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.8 x 1.2 x 1.7 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1152

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with schematic back type and symmetrically arranged, ritual hieroglyphic signs 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