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Scarab of Queen Ineni

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Steatite scarab with base inscribed for "the Great Royal Wife Ineni."

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 13, 1783–about 1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.600

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids