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Scarab

Pottery; chalky white; no glaze; incised details on back; lower face flat with incised hieroglyphics; hole lenghtwise; surface much worn. From Naucratis

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

88.858

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids