Scarab with name of Sheshy
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
Length: 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Scarab of steatite with schematic back type. Base carries heiroglyphic inscription of Dynasty 15 Hyksos ruler: “Son of Re, Sheshy,” surrounded by amuletic hieroglyphs.
By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer