Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room III

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2585

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab with a ring on the bottom for suspension, chipped on one side and green colored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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