Scarabs

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room VII

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) Other: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2693

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Two small, uninscribed scarabs with a flat base, of a dark brown stone.

Provenance

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