Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 20
1295-1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .015 Length: .001 W.

Accession Number

11.955

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite; light green glaze; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise; good condition. Inscribed with the name Menkheperre (Thutmose III) and Menmaatre Setepenre (Seti I).

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.

Findspot Information: From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / J' / ----E

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition