Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.1 x 2.2 cm (11/16 x 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1738

Medium or Technique

Green serpentine

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab of olive green color with an uninscribed base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, in debris. February, 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition