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Double scarab

Green glazed steatite seal in the form of a pair of scarabs. Elytra once inlaid; inlay now missing. Incised wadjet eye 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

Egyptian,

Accession Number

66.999

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids