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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 21
1295-945 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.3063

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab with the back half missing and base crudely cut. Pierced. Reshef riding a horned animal.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100. 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