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Scarab of Amenirdis

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


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.

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Medium or Technique

Pale green faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids