Scarab with prenomen of Horemheb

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab
1323–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.9 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1124

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and base inscribed with the prenomen of Horemheb, Djeserkheperura Setepenra.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer