Scaraboid amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x length: 1.5 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.584

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Black stone (obsidian?) scaraboid amulet with finely modeled details of legs on the underside and loop on bottom for suspension.

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