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Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.858

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience; chalky white; no glaze; incised details on back; lower face flat with incised hieroglyphics; hole lenghtwise; surface much worn. 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