Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .017 H. .012 W.

Accession Number

11.1125

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite; dark green glaze; brown discoloration; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pilared hal 27). 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