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Scarab with prenomen of Hatshepsut

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Small steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and base inscribed with the prenomen of Hatshepsut, Maatkara.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.597

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids