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Scarab with name of Nyankhre

Scarab of steatite; back eroded heavily. Base inscribed with name Nyankhre. Pierced.

Provenance

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, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Accession Number

66.1014

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids