Scarab

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .021 x .015

Accession Number

87.721

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Ivory of a rich brown color; bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha (Am). 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 January 1, 1887. (Accession date: January 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription