Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, black debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.8 x 1.2 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-12

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored, slightly chipped scarab with a seal incised on base and green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, black debris. 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