Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.602

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with cable pattern decoration and the words rn nb repeated four times.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer