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Blue glazed steatite conical bead inscribed with the name "Scribe of the Treasury, Huy."

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1967: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer, December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 3.6 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.1134

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads