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Scarab

One scarab with an uninscribed base, worn on top and of grayish-green color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of mastaba G 7510, in cross street. 1929: 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: 0.9 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2419

Medium or Technique

Frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids