Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 72403

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 3.0 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 1 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-143

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is a large green scarab, graystone scarab.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 72403. 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