Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.016

Accession Number

35.25

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue-green glaze. Incised inscription “King’s son” and t. (Modern metal drop at one end of hole)

Provenance

By 1935: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins collection; 1935: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Charles B. Perkins.*
(Accession date: January 10, 1935)

Four amulets, 35.22-35.25, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund