Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Private-name scarab depicting: Retainer of the tribunal, Sa-Ptah; the official’s name, meaning “Son of (the god) Ptah,” accounts for the figure of the god
Egypt
18th century BCE
Glazed steatite
2.3 x 1.7 x 1.0 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.79
 
 

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