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Scarab

Steatite scarab with traces of dark blue glaze, highly schematic back type and illegible hieroglyphic inscription on base.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian,

Accession Number

67.1148

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids