Scarab with king in chariot

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II
1279–1213 B.C.


Dimensions

2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

66.980

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab. Naturalistic back. Base: king wearing a blue crown, riding in a horse-drawn chariot, with the name Usermaatre above.

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