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Scarab with head of Hathor

Green jasper. Intaglio. Frontal head of Hathor, with disc and double-uraeus crown. She wears a large pectoral collar and wig. Flower (lotus?) at right. Line border. Beetle: high plinth; double line separating thorax and elytra; single line outlines each elytrum; hatching along front legs and...

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By 1925: with Edward Perry Warren; according to MFA archival card: bought in Catana; October 28, 1925: loaned by Edward Perry Warren to MFA (as 571.25); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids