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Heart scarab

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Blue glass heart scarab, underside divided into six horizontal lines, but uninscribed.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.6 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.518

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids