Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-600

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This crude, small, worn, blue-glazed, bored scarab is incised on its flat base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7000, east of G 7050. 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