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Scarab

Steatite; gren glaze, much worn; incised hieroglyphics on face; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

By Mr. & Mrs. deForest Thomson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?), Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C. (?)

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

18.605

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids