Scarab with sphinx

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22–25
945–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.6 x 1 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.1118

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with traces of white glaze and representation of a sphinx waering a blue crown (?) with a sun disk above his front paws and a horizontal ankh sign over his back.

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