Scarab with prenomen of Hatshepsut

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
1473–1458 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.597

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and base inscribed with the prenomen of Hatshepsut, Maatkara.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer