Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris S of mastaba G 7690

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1368

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One small, bored scarab with an ankh sign inscribed on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris S of mastaba G 7690. 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