Scaraboid

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness:0.5 x 0.7 x 1.1 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2295

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scaraboid amulet- beetle on square base, beetle in relief.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 1924: 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