Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, black debris

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1.1 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-13

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This bored scarab is broekn on the top. The base is incised with a design of a quadruped animal.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, black debris. 1926: 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