Scarab

Egyptian
650–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .013 x .01

Accession Number

87.690

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Hematite, highly polished. Uninscribed.

Provenance

From site of ancient town, 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