Scarab

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
2323–2040 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .027 x .019

Accession Number

12.1263

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 114

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition