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Scaraboid

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 1.1 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2299

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scaraboid with incised design on rounded top and flattened bottom. Part of the boring is chipped on the bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 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