Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.7 x 0.8 x 1 cm (1/4 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.1120

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small, steatite scarab, glazed lost, with a naturalistic back type and an animal (lion or baboon?) incised 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