Scarab

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X II, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 3.3 x 4.6 cm (15/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2000

Medium or Technique

Green serpentine

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One large uninscribed, well made scarab of unpolished green color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X II, debris. 1927: 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