Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street East of mastaba G 7070, debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.7 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-10

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored scarab, with Neb-ankh and uraeus incised on base. Uraeus and ankh sign on a nb-basket.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street East of mastaba G 7070, debris. 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