Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sebekh siftings

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.5 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-871

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored scarab with an incised seal on base that reads “Re,nb t  wi”  “Ra, Lord of the two lands”.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sebekh siftings. 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