Amulet of a winged scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7600 S, Room III

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1504

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Gold plate. Incised details. Outspread wings. [29.1499 - 1514 form a set].

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: G 7600 S, Room III [Excav. date] April 22, 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition