Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris S of mastaba G 7650

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm (1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1463

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This is nearly one-half of a large green scarab, possibly of steatite.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris S of mastaba G 7650, between [G 7650] and mastaba G 7660 1928: 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