Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period
2061–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x length: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1707

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Pale color, incised details.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard DuBois