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Scarab with name of Amen-Ra

Scarab of blue glazed steatite (?) with only minimal traces of glaze remaining; highly schematic back type. Base inscribed with the name of the deity Amen-Re below an ankh sign and above "Ta-neb" (t3 nb). Pierced.

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

67.1102

Medium or Technique

Steatite(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids