Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7400

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1746

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This scarab is incised with hieroglyphs on the base and is pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7400. 1925: 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