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Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.688

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and scaraboids

Soft yellow clay; surface badly worn; incised details on back; lower face flat and decorated with five incised circles; hole lengthwise; no glaze.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription