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Scarab

Hard, brown stone scarab, crudely made and not inscribed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of pit G 7450X-II.1927: 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 X Height: 1.9 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm (3/4 x 1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1963

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids