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Inscribed scarab

Scarab of black stone(?) with naturalistic-schematic back type. Base incised with the heiroglyphs "neb n ka" (nb n k3).

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,

Accession Number

67.1087

Medium or Technique

Black stone(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids