Scarab with animal motif

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 9/16 in)

Accession Number

67.1114

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with traces of green glaze, naturalistic back type and base inscribed with a striding quadruped, perhaps a hippopotamus.

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