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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .009 x .007

Accession Number

06.2476

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze. Inscribed with scarabaeus for Men-keper-ra. Pierced.

Provenance

Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. 1906, Excavated by Edourad Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription