Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7632 A, A II

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm, 2 kg, 5.1 cm (1/2 in., 4.4 lb., 2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2435

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is a scarab, uninscribed

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza,Pit 7632 A, A II . 1925 : 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