Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, debris of Room III

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2603

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab of a hard green stone.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) debris of 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