Scarab

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–364 A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .015 Length: .011 W.

Accession Number

11.1061

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Stone; incised details on back; incised design of ankhs and a nub-sign; pierced; fine condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), associated with mummy 53. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition