Scarab with prenomen of Inyotef V

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 17
1580–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1.3 x 1.5 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.1154

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed steatite scarab with schematic back type and base inscribed with a pair of cobras wearing double crowns and surrounding the name Nubkheperra (without a cartouche), the prenomen of Inyotef V.

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