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Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 59

Dimensions

Length: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3605

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed steatite; one edge broken.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 59. 1912-13: 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