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Scarab of Amenirdis

The scarab is inscribed on the underside for the "god's wife of Amen," Amenirdis.

Provenance

By 1988: Peter Lacovara, Brookline, Mass.; 1988: given to the MFA by Peter Lacovara.

Credit Line

Gift of Peter Lacovara in memory of Dows Dunham

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Accession Number

1988.338

Medium or Technique

Pale green faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids