Scarab with prenomen of Ahmose

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1001

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of green stone. Back somewhat eroded. Base inscribed with the name of Ahmose. Pierced both vertically and laterally.

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