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Scarab

This bored scarab has a flat base and an obscure design (lion's head?) incised on the convex top.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, N of pit VIII in trench 26. 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 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2843

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids