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Scarab with head of a ram

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Yellow glazed faience scarab, crudely modeled, with horned ram's head with uraeus in place of the beetle's head. On the base is a cat over over a neb sign, with a sun disk.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1075–656 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.9 x 1.4 x 1 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.548

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids