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Scarab with name of Khufu

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Scarab of steatite with schematic back type and name of king Khufu inscribed on the base.

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,

Dimensions

1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.995

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids