Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Dier-el-Bahari

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .015 x .012

Accession Number

06.2501

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Red jasper; pierced lengthwise and inscribed as in sketch. Probably Importation 180.

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