Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of Mastaba G 7940.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-49

Medium or Technique

Frit

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One well-cut, inscribed scarab of green-blue stone.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of Mastaba G 7940. 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