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Inscribed scarab

Blue glazed steatite scarab with base inscribed "Merneferra, the good god."

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, 1630–1523 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1133

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids