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Scarab with name of Neferkara

Glazed steatite scarab. Back type naturalistic; incription: "Neferkara" above a neb sign, between a pair of falcons and a pair of red crowns.


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, Third Intermediate Period (?), Dynasty 24 or 25 (?), 724–660 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids