Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sebekh siftings

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-870

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This small crude scarab is bored and has a uraeus incised on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, SStreet G 7000, sebekh siftings. 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