Uninscribed scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3678

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Amethyst; uninscribed.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (S.F. / 140). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition