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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.


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

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids