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Scarab

Steatite. Faded glaze, whitish, Taweret striding R over "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 (?), 1550–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

30.443

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids