Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of G 7052

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-112

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This circular bored scaraboid seal is incised with the prenomen of Thutmose III (men kheper re).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of G 7052. 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