Scarab, inscribed base, above a recumbant sphinx facing right with seated god in front and sacred eye over back. Below "Ankh" with arms holding two "Was" and flanked by two "Nefer." Two legs chipped. Faded glaze. Fine cutting. Cut free from base.
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.
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund