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Scarab

Purple faience scarab with horse on base.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Accession Number

1978.687

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids