3 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
White steatite scarab with incised hieroglyphic inscription on base, now broken on both edges. Remaining signs include, in the upper register, a falcon and the name of Amen-Re and in the bottom register, a kheper beetle between a pair of maat feathers. The back is naturalistic, with feathered legs and v-notches on the elytra.
By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer