Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of Mastaba G 7450

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1805

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small faded green scarab with part of the string preserved and a hieroglyphic inscription on the seal side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of Mastaba G 7450. 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