Inscribed scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1.2 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1087

Medium or Technique

Black stone(?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of black stone(?) with naturalistic-schematic back type. Base incised with the heiroglyphs “neb n ka” (nb n k3).

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