Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 22
1550–660 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East and a little North of Mastaba G 7152

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.4 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-963

Medium or Technique

stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored and with an incised design on base. Beetle pushing sun disk and reeds on either side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, East and a little North of Mastaba G 7152. 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