Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bahri

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.2500

Medium or Technique

Green stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

“Cowroid” - bored lengthwise. Made of stone of greenish color. Inscribed as in sketch. Probably

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