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Inscribed scarab

Steatite scarab with traces of white glaze, highly schematic back type and hieroglyphic inscription on base.

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

67.1147

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids