Scarab with head of a ram-headed god

Egyptian
New Kingdom (?)
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.982

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with naturalistic back type, now abraded. Base: head of a ram-headed god wearing the atef crown.

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