Scarab amulet


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of mstb G7690, N of Roman grave SE XLI


Overall: 1 x 1.2 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World


Scarabs and scaraboids

One small faience scarab with a cartouche on the base and damaged on top. It is of greenish color with the glaze gone.


From Egypt, GIza, Debris E of mastaba G 7690, N of Roman grave SE XLI. 1928: 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