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Seal in the form of eight scarabs

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Green glazed steatite button seal, with back in the form of eight scarabs. Floral motif on base.

Provenance

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,

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1000

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids