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Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, N of pit VIII in trench 26

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2843

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This bored scarab has a flat base and an obscure design (lion’s head?) incised on the convex top.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, N of pit VIII in trench 26. 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