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Scarab fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1173

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One fragment from side of scarab. Pierced. Lotus flower and two lotus buds or leaves on the sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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