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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of Pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored, with incised decoration on base: uraeus and ostrich feather on nb-basket.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of subsidiary pyramid G I-a. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition