Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1.1 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-699

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This bored scarab has a faint design incised on its flat base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall. 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