Scarab

Egyptian
Hyksos?


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.023

Accession Number

30.441

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite? Traces green glaze. Somewhat worn. Top 2 birds; center kneeling hawk-headed figure facing R between uraei; bottom “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