Scarab with head of a ram

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1075–656 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.9 x 1.4 x 1 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.548

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Yellow glazed faience scarab, crudely modeled, with horned ram’s head with uraeus in place of the beetle’s head. On the base is a cat over over a neb sign, with a sun disk.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer