Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1.6 x 0.7 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.1121

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Black stone scarab with schematic back type (now worn smooth in center); on the base, a baboon, with a rearing cobra in front of him, greets the rising sun.

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