Scarab with name of Nyankhre

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1014

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of steatite; back eroded heavily. Base inscribed with name Nyankhre. Pierced.

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