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Scarab with Horus falcon

Gray-green glazed steatite scarab. Back type: highly schematic; front: Horus falcon wearing the double crown, with incised hieroglyphic signs.


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, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15, 1648–1540 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids