Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.4 x 1.8 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2470

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This faded brownish scarab has an incised design and is partially broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition