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Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
590 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab House

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.865

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Pottery. Thick pale green glaze. Lines clumsy but well preserved. Hole lenghtwise. From Naucratis

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription