Scarab amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7450 X in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1952

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This scarab is buff colored, most of the glaze has completely worn off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7450X, in 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