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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 330

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1 x 2.5 cm (5/8 x 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2618

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience in electrum mounting, pivoted on silver finger ring. Complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 330. 1910-11: 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: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition