New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of pyramid I-b
Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This scarab is somewhat worn, with traces of blue glaze remaining. Incised hieroglyphs on base are likely a name, though reading somewhat indistinct. Inscription related to Amun (imn m ib mAa ). It is pierced lengthwise for suspension.
From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition