Winged scarab pendant

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19
1550–1186 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris on floor

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.980

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This winged scarab pendant has details in relief. It has a plain, flat back and a ring at the top for suspension. It is in the Amarna style.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris on floor. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition