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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .01 x .012

Accession Number

06.2494

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

A “Cowroid” shape, in green glaze, pierced lengthwise. Inscribed as in sketch. Probably

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahri. 1906: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription