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Scarab

One scarab, bored and with an incised design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, surface debris between Mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 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: 1.2 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-929

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids