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Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 1.1 x 1.6 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2788

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored scarab, with a trussed duck inscribed on the bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150. 1925: 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