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Scarab

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Dark green stone scarab with well carved, naturalistic back type,elytra decorated with parallel lines, base uninscribed.

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: 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.6 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1126

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids