Scarab of Neferkara
Late Period (?)
Height x width x length: 1.3 x 2.4 x 3.5 cm (1/2 x 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Steatite scarab with glaze lost. Well-carved, naturalistic back type. Base inscribed with a pair of winged cobras surrounding a cartouche bearing the name Neferkara (the prenomen of several kings, including Shabaka).
By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer