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Scarab

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Steatite scarab with cable pattern decoration and the words rn nb repeated four times.

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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.602

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids