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Scarab with floral motifs

Scarab of deep blue glass with naturalistic-schematic back type. Incised line decoration on back showing a uraeus and lotus flower.

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, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

66.1003

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids