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Scarab in a old mount with an interlocking spiral and hieroglyphic base design

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
1700–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1701

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Provenance

Said to be from Kom-el-Ahmar. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund