Scarab of Queen Ineni

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13
1783–about 1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.600

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with base inscribed for “the Great Royal Wife Ineni.”

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer