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Scarab with Hyksos designs

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Steatite scarab with inscribed base. Hyksos designs (red crown, turned on side?), with hieroglyphic text between.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15, 1648–1540 B.C.

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.983

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids