Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Block: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.442

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded glaze. Design in double lines. Edge chipped.

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.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1930)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund