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Heart scarab

Green serpentinite heart scarab with finely articulated, naturalistic body and plain underside.


By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone, serpentinite


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids