Scarab

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasty 23-Dynasty 26
818-525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1800

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small faience scarab of green, whitish paste with hieroglyphic inscription on the seal side. Pierced. Inscribed with the personal or royal name Pedubaste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, 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