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Scarab with king in chariot

Steatite scarab. Naturalistic back. Base: king wearing a blue crown, riding in a horse-drawn chariot, with the name Usermaatre above.

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 19, reign of Ramesses II, 1279–1213 B.C.

Accession Number

66.980

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids