Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A Room 2

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.2675

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is a large detailed scarab, unpierced, uninscribed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A, Room 2. 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