Scaraboid with praying man

Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician
8th–7th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.134

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Turquoise glass scaraboid, pierced lengthwise. Praying man, in long garb open to the front, to left. In front, a cobra above the Eye of Horus. Behind, a monkey sitting atop a tree. Ground line. Single line border.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren