Heart scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 2.4 x 3.7 x 5.2 cm (15/16 x 1 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.519

Medium or Technique

Stone, serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green serpentinite heart scarab with finely articulated, naturalistic body and plain underside.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer