Scarab amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X-II, debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One gray scarab amulet with well preserved detail and an incised back. It has three incised X designs on the back, and the number 68 is written in ink.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X-II, debris. 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