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Scaraboid seal of green glazed steatite with back carved as an wadjet eye (eye of Horus). Clypeus possibly once shown, but now broken. Base inscribed with a falcon wearing the double crown standing atop a uraeus and neb-sign. Another uraeus appears to the left of the falcon.


By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

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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