Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .05 Length: .038 W.

Accession Number

72.3062

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Pottery; light blue color; slight glaze; much incrusted; incised parallel lines on back; lower face flat and plain; six holes; good condition.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way