Scarab with prenomen of a king

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1 x 1.5 x 2 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1131

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed steatite scarab with naturalistic back and base roughly incised with the name Aakheperra Setepenra, the prenomen of Shoshenq V.

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