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Scarab

Steatite? Traces green glaze. Somewhat worn. Top 2 birds; center kneeling hawk-headed figure facing R between uraei; bottom "neb" sign.

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, Hyksos?,

Accession Number

30.441

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids