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Scarab

One highly detailed unbored scarab, speckled brown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, heap of debris beside G 7525 Y. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.5 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2728

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids