Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in N.room I .

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2563

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One finely crafted scarab with green glaze and loop beneath for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in N.room I . 1929: 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