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Scarab

One scarab with a ring on the bottom for suspension, chipped on one side and green colored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2585

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids