Scaraboid seal

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.998

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Greenish steatite button seal in scaraboid shape, with undecorated back. Two human figures on base, surrounding a plant motif.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer