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Inscribed scarab with uraei

Brownish steatite scarab with schematically modeled back type and base inscribed with a pair of uraei flanking a hes-vase, surrounded by a rope pattern border.

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

67.1112

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids