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Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7102, [chapel], outer courtyard

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.7 x 1.1 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1825

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Pierced. Imax hieroglyph (venerated).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7102, [chapel], outer courtyard. 1925: 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