Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Scarab depicting elder of the portal, Setier
Egypt
18th century BCE
Glazed steatite
2.1 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.4522
 
 
The base is inscribed with the title, name, and funerary epithet "Elder of the Portal, Seti-r, Repeating Life"

Publications:
Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Scarab, A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989

Exhibition:
The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Spertus Hall, 1989

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir