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Scarab

Creamy-white; no incised details on back; lower face flat with illegible incised hieroglyphics; surface much worn; hole lengthwise. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

86.693

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids