Inscribed scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.8 x 1.1 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1111

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green faience scarab with inscription on base reading “Amen Re is the strength of an individual.”

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