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Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7710 A, tomb chamber S, outside coffin

Dimensions

Width x length: 1 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2614

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This scarab made of red polished stone is bored longitudinally. The back is domed and the flat base is decorated with four incised lines.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7710 A, tomb chamber S, outside coffin. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition