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Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.4 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1052

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored scarab, chipped and incised on bottom. Uraeus with long tail facing left, sign(s) in front of him.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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