Scarab amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.4 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1964

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab amulet of light green color with an inscribed base.

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