Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, Room VII

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2.1 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2695

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab of black stone with legs depicted on bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VII. 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