Naturalistic scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1.8 x 2.7 x 3.7 cm (11/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1127

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Black stone scarab with legs crudely cut on base, plates decorated with parallel lines.

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