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Scarab

Steatite. Faded glaze, At top solar barque; center cartouche flanked by human figures in red crowns adoring; below "neb" sign. Chipped.

Provenance

By 1930: with Daniel Z. Noorian, New York; 1930: purchased by the MFA from Daniel Z. Noorian.* (Accession date: May 1, 1930) *Objects number 30.348-30.443 were purchased as a group for $200.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, , Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Accession Number

30.438

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids