Seal in the form of eight scarabs

Egyptian


Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1000

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green glazed steatite button seal, with back in the form of eight scarabs. Floral motif on base.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer