Inscribed scarab with uraei

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 cm x 1.3 cm x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1113

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Greenish blue faience scarab with schematic back type. Base inscribed with uraei pendant from a papyrus thicket, surrounding a hieroglyphic inscription.

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