Scaraboid

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, on top of Mastaba G 7918, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-80

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One faience scarab with a flat bottom and domed back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, on top of Mastaba G 7918, in debris. 1930: 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