Scaraboid with praying man
Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician
New Kingdom, Dynasties 22-23 or Late Period, Dynasties 25-26
8th or 7th century B.C.
Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Turquoise glass scaraboid, pierced lengthwise. Praying man, in long garb open to the front, to left. In front, a cobra above the Eye of Horus. Behind, a monkey sitting atop a tree. Ground line. Single line border.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.
Gift of Edward Perry Warren