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Scarab with prenomen of Seti I

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Greenish glazed steatite scarab with base inscribed with the throne name of King Sety I, Menmaatra.

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 19, reign of Seti I, 1294–1279 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.592

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids