Limestone figure of a scorpion

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Hierakonpolis

Dimensions

Overall: Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1021

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone; surface worn and broken. Hole in bottom.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription