Paste scaraboid intaglio

Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician
New Kingdom, Dynasties 22-23 or Late Period, Dynasties 25-26
8th or 7th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 18 mm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.135

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Light green glass scaraboid, pierced lengthwise. Praying man, in long garb open to the front, to right. A uraeus on each side. Partial ground line. Single line border. Pitted surface.

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