Inscribed scarab with uraei

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.9 x 1.3 x 2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1112

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Brownish steatite scarab with schematically modeled back type and base inscribed with a pair of uraei flanking a hes-vase, surrounded by a rope pattern border.

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