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Scarab fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2489

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This fragment is the head from a scarab.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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