Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1044

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This well-made scarab is bored and incised on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 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