Scarab with inscription

Egyptian


Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.985

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

White steatite scarab with inscribed base reading “HD xpr stp-n-ra.”

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