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Scarab

This is a large detailed scarab, unpierced, uninscribed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A, Room 2. 1925: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.2675

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids