Scarab with premonen of Hatshepsut

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
1478–1458 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.7 x 0.9 x 1.2 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.1123

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with worn greenish-blue glaze, set in silver or electrum. Naturalistic back type and base inscribed with a lotus scepter and the prenomen of Hatshepsut, Maatkara.

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