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Scarab with prenomen of Ahmose

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Scarab of green stone. Back somewhat eroded. Base inscribed with the name of Ahmose. Pierced both vertically and laterally.

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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1001

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids