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Scarab

The underside is incised with a circle design surrounding an ankh over a nefer-sign.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, 1630–1523 B.C.

Accession Number

57.437

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids