Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab House
Diameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rough unglazed scarab mold. It is made of yellow clay. There is an oval depression in the center with a design for the back of a scarab.
From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: January 1, 1888).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription