Scarab fragment

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasty 25-Dynasty 26 (?)
760–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 0.9 x 0.6 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2706

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This scarab fragment consists of the hindquarters of the scarab. Pierced. Ankh sign and ostrich feather on nb-basket.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-a. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition