Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.8 x 1.3 x 1.7 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1117

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Black stone scarab with plain back, legs schematically rendered, and roughly incised hieroglyphs of a Horus falcon and ka-arms on the 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