Scaraboid

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1092

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scaraboid of blue faience with no detailing on back; surface worn. Bottom carries open cut and incised line depiction of a Hathor-headed sistrum, flanked by two vertical incised lines. Pierced.

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