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Heart scarab

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

Provenance

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

1978.519

Medium or Technique

Stone, serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids