Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .035 Length: .025 W.

Accession Number

72.1012

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Olive green; fine grain; uniform color; smooth back with incised details; lower face flat and plain; much incrusted with black; good condition; no hole.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way