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Scarab

Small green glazed specimen; at each end the sign nebu as a filler, with two hieroglyphs between them.

Provenance

Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. 1906, Excavated by Edourad Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Accession Number

06.2483

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids