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Funerary scarab

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The scarab is pierced with six holes for attachment of missing wings.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.423

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids