Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
1550–1295 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.3 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-964

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored and broken, with an incised design on the base: standing man holding a long papyrus stalk, uraeus in front.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, East and 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