Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of G 7052

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-110

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This crude scarab is bored and inscribed with name of Amenhotep III, jmn-Htp hqA wAs.t.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of G 7052. 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