Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Subsidiary pyramid G I-b, W room

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2755

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One inscribed scarab with the text reading “Khet, WedjA, seneb”.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Subsidiary pyramid G I-b, W room. 1937: 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