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Scarab

Steatite. Blue-green glaze. Incised inscription "King's son" and t. (Modern metal drop at one end of hole)

Provenance

By 1935: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins collection; 1935: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Charles B. Perkins.* (Accession date: January 10, 1935) Four amulets, 35.22-35.25, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

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

Accession Number

35.25

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids