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Inscribed scarab

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Green faience scarab with inscription on base reading "Amen Re is the strength of an individual."

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, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.8 x 1.1 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1111

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids