Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.5 x 2 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1986

Medium or Technique

Steatite

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