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Scarab with monkey

Scarab of blue-green faience with naturalistic-schematic back type; drop-shaped notches on elytra. Base carries open cut decoration of a monkey holding a nefer-sign.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1090

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids