Scarab fragments

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G7151

Dimensions

Width x thickness x length: 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-932

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Two fragments of two scarabs.Pierced. Probably not from the same scarab. One is inscribed with the name of Amun or Amun-Re with nb-basket.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition