Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, cemetery 500

Dimensions

Length: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2188

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue faience scarab. Small faience scarab, blue glaze largely deteriorated.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, Cemetery 500, Tomb 1298c: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947, assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: February 22, 2017)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition