Scarab

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
1630–1523 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.437

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

The underside is incised with a circle design surrounding an ankh over a nefer-sign.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer