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Scarab with name of Menkaura (Mycerinus)

Scarab of blue-green faience with naturalistic-schematic back type. Base inscribed with the name of Dynasty 4 King Menkaura (Mycerinus).

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

67.1100

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids