Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200, South of mastaba G 7240

Dimensions

Length x width:1.4 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-91

Medium or Technique

Steatite(?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab with an incised geometric (cruciform) design on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200, South of mastaba G 7240. 1926: 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