Scarab

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, on top of Mastaba G 7241

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.9 x 1.3 cm (3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-158

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored and inscribed. Amun wearing Two Feathers Crown flanked by two standing figures with sun disks above their heads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, on top of Mastaba G 7241. 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