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Scaraboid

Scaraboid of blue faience with carved border on back. Base carries incised decoration of the "sema-tawy," (sm3-t3wy), or "Uniting of the Two Lands" motif. Pierced.

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

Accession Number

67.1105

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids