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Scarab

One small and bored well-cut scarab, with a design incised on base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 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

Width x length: 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-827

Medium or Technique

stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids