Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G7150 and G7151

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1.2 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-926

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This crude scarab is bored and has “Amen-Re” incised on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 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