Scarab of Amenirdis
Late Period, Dynasty 25
Height x width x length: 0.5 x 0.9 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pale green faience
Out on Loan
On display at Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, since November 30, 1998
The scarab is inscribed on the underside for the “god’s wife of Amen,” Amenirdis.
By 1988: Peter Lacovara, Brookline, Mass.; 1988: given to the MFA by Peter Lacovara.
Gift of Peter Lacovara in memory of Dows Dunham