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Inscribed scarab

Scarab of white faience with highly schematic back type. Base inscribed with the heiroglyphs "ka," "djed," and "Re" flanked by lotus flowers. A neb-sign appears at bottom.

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, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15 (?), 1648–1540 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1089

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids