Steatite scarab with glaze lost. Well-carved, naturalistic back type. Base inscribed with a pair of winged cobras surrounding a cartouche bearing the name Neferkara (the prenomen of several kings, including Shabaka).
By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer