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Scarab with floral motifs

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.1003

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of deep blue glass with naturalistic-schematic back type. Incised line decoration on back showing a uraeus and lotus flower.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer