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Pale color, incised details.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard DuBois

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period, 2061–1550 B.C.

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1707

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids