Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7011 C

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.6 x 1 cm (5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-395

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One bored scarab with incised design on flat base and brown glaze. Three lotus flowers and single line thread design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7011C. 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