Scarabs

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, Room III

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

29.2713

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Two finely-crafted, uninscribed scarabs of black color and with a flat base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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