Scarab with prenomen of Ramesses II
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II
2 x 1.5 x 9 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Scarab of blue faience with naturalistic back type. Base inscribed with the prenomen of Ramesses II (Usermaatre-Setepenre) followed by the epithet “Beloved of Amen.” Pierced.
By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer