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Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, on top of mastaba G 7793 in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1372

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab bead with an uninscribed base and a worn top possibly in the form of a scorpion.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris on top of mastaba G 7793. 1928: 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