Inscribed scarab

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
1630–1523 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 x 1.5 x 2 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1133

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed steatite scarab with base inscribed “Merneferra, the good god.”

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