New Kingdom, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 20
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7300 North, pit 7320
Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Much of the blue glaze on this steatite scarab is worn away. The back is incised with lines and rope hatching to form a cross pattern, and is chipped. The scarab is pierced for suspension.
From Egypt, Giza, Street 7300 North, pit 7320. 1925: 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