Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7540 T, Room 1

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2365

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is a worn scarab with one end broken. It is pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7540 T, Room 1. 1929 : 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