Scarab with name of Neferkara

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period (?), Dynasty 24 or 25 (?)
724–660 B.C.


Dimensions

2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

66.977

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Glazed steatite scarab. Back type naturalistic; incription: “Neferkara” above a neb sign, between a pair of falcons and a pair of red crowns.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer