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Heart scarab

Green stone heart scarab with highly schematic back type and eight rows of hieroglyphic text crudely incised on the base.

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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1125

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids