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Scarab with prenomen of Senwosret (Sesostris) I

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Gray steatite scarab with base inscribed with the prenomen of Sesostris I, Kheperkara.

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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Sesostris I, 1919–1875 B.C.

Dimensions

Langth: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.593

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids