Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 255

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2628

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

scarab, uninscribed

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 255. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition