Scarab amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, pit R (G 7600 R)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2467

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One very finely crafted, light green scarab.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, pit R (G 7600 R). 1929: 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