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Ancient Art

Heart scarab of woman named Nub-ity

1558–1085 B.C.

Green talc (softstone)

H. 2.5 cm. 1 in. L. 5.5 cm. 2 1/8 in. W. 3.9 cm. 1 1/2 in.
Anonymous gift
1937.155
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasties 18–20
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Nicholas Tano, Cairo, 1920.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 112, no. 62, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.