Scarab with prenomen of Senwosret (Sesostris) I

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Sesostris I
1919–1875 B.C.


Dimensions

Langth: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.593

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Gray steatite scarab with base inscribed with the prenomen of Sesostris I, Kheperkara.

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