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Scarab with head of a ram-headed god

Steatite scarab with naturalistic back type, now abraded. Base: head of a ram-headed god wearing the atef crown.

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 (?), 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

66.982

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids