Scarab with Horus falcon

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

66.976

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Gray-green glazed steatite scarab. Back type: highly schematic; front: Horus falcon wearing the double crown, with incised hieroglyphic signs.

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