Scaraboid bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 346/X

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2739

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One scaraboid bead in the shape of a duck, finely incised and bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 346. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition