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Human-headed scarab

Steatite scarab with human head on the back and two stylized standing figures on the base.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?), 1539–1075 B.C.

Accession Number

1979.591

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids