Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between Mastabas G 7150 and G7151

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.2 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-929

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab, bored and with an incised design. Two uraei facing left, one wearing the Red Crown and the other the White Crown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, surface debris between Mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 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