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Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factory

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.693

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Creamy-white; no incised details on back; lower face flat with illegible incised hieroglyphics; surface much worn; hole lengthwise. From Naucratis.

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