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Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7214 F

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.5 x 0.7 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2695

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This small bored green-glazed scarab, part of original thread still in hole for suspension. Green glazed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7214 F. 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