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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.


By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15, 1648–1540 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids