Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 x 1.7 x 2.4 cm (3/8 x 11/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1148

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with traces of dark blue glaze, highly schematic back type and illegible hieroglyphic inscription on base.

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