Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, S of mastaba G 7241

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

26-4-112

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This scarab is inscribed on its base. The base is chipped. It has decoration in a darker glaze on its back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of mastaba G 7241. 1926: 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