Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .018 Length: .012 W.

Accession Number

87.700

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Onyx; half is opaque white and the rest yellow-red; incised details on back; lower face flat and plain.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription