Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.1 x 2.8 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2574

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is a blue scarab, incised design, bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 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