Late Period (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7400, tomb 7420
Length x width x height: 1.8 x 1.4 x 1 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Scarab with much of the blue glaze worn away.The base is incised with a figural scene depicting an animal-headed deity (possibly Thoth) holding a scepter, fronted by a uraeus cobra who faces away. The scarab is pierced for suspension.
From Egypt, Giza, Street 7400, tomb 7420. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition