Scarab inscribed for Psametik on the base
Late Period, Dynasty 25
Length x width: 2.8 x 2.0 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue-green; uniform color; slight glaze; incised details on back; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way