Naturalistic scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1.8 x 1.7 x 2 cm (11/16 x 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1141

Medium or Technique

Stone, diorite (?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Naturalistic scarab of black and white diorite, with parallel incised lines decorating the plates.

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