Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.6 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1126

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Dark green stone scarab with well carved, naturalistic back type,elytra decorated with parallel lines, base uninscribed.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer