Scarab from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1184–1153 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

03.1761

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze with naturalistic back type, heavily worn; uninscribed.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription