Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, , Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.021

Accession Number

30.439

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded glaze. Above “Ntr nfr nb tawy”; center 2 cartouches, each Mn-hpr-Ra; below single “neb” sign.

Provenance

By 1930: with Daniel Z. Noorian, New York; 1930: purchased by the MFA from Daniel Z. Noorian.*
(Accession date: May 1, 1930)

*Objects number 30.348-30.443 were purchased as a group for $200.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund