<em>Heart Scarab of the Priest Payi</em>, ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E. Glass, 1 x 1 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 4.1 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.482E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.482E_negA_bw.jpg)

Heart Scarab of the Priest Payi

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 1 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 4.1 x 6 cm)



Accession Number: 37.482E

Image: CUR.37.482E_negA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Heart scarab in light blue glass, with a text in six lines engraved for the wab – priest Pyai. Back; clypeus notched, plate, head and eyes marked. Three lines between the elytra, three lines at the base of the elytra, two lines between the prothorax and elytra. A decorative line runs round the prothorax and elytra. Side: legs not marked, no cross-hatching. The scarab is unperforated. Condition: Base worn, otherwise good.

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