Requires Photography

Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of Pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored, with incised decoration on base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of subsidiary pyramid G I-a. 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