Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2610

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience; head and legs deeply undercut; fine condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition