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Scarab with prenomen of Horemheb

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Blue glazed steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and base inscribed with the prenomen of Horemheb, Djeserkheperura Setepenra.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, 1323–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.9 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1124

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids