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Scarab with bull

Steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and base decorated with Horus falcon and uraeus above a striding bull.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?),

Accession Number

66.987

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids