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Inscribed scarab

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Steatite scarab with hieroglyphic inscription on base.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.603

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids