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Scarab with name of Sheshy

Scarab of the Hyksos king Sheshy. The back is badly worn and chipped. The base reads, "the good god, the son of Re, Maaibra, given life," between a patern of running spirals.


By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

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Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15, 1648–1540 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids