Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
1426–1400 B.C.


Dimensions

9 x 13 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1999.233

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Base design consists of a cartouche of Amenhotep II flanked by maat feathers surmounting a wesekh collar with falcon collars

Provenance

By 1981: with Jerome Eisenberg, Royal-Athena Galleries, New York; 1990: purchased from Royal-Athena galleries by Peter Lacovara; 1999: given to the MFA bt Peter Lacovara.

(Accession date: June 23, 1999)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. James Ladd