Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From debris South of Mastaba G 7760

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-117

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One finely-crafted, inscribed scarab with green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from debris South of Mastaba G 7760. 1930: 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