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Scarab

One fragment of a scarab, incised on base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall. 1926: 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

Height x width: 1.5 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-700

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids