Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X II, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.8 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1985

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One naturalistic scarab without a boring or loop for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X II, debris. 1927: 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