Scarab with figure of Ptah

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 x 1.5 x 2 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1110

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green faience scarab with a base depicting the god Ptah enthroned, with a pair of ba birds before him on a djed pillar.

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