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Back in the form of a pair of trussed ducks, with heads bent back over wings. The head of one now missing. Base in form of circular cartouche with floral motif in center. Pierced twice.


By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom or later, 1550–332 B.C.


1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Green glazed steatite


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids