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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.

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

Accession Number

66.976

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids