Scarab

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.8 x 1 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1122

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab, with traces of green glaze, schematic back type and base incised with a cross pattern of scrolls and floral motifs.

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