Scarab with Bes figures

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.2 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm (1/2 x 1 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.1082

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of green faience with naturalistic-schematic back type. Base carries open cut decoration showing three figures of the Egyptian deity Bes. Pierced.

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