Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .009 W. .005

Accession Number

21.380

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Tiny triple scarab with inscription on base(?). Transverse bored. Glazed faience?

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 1915: 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: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition