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Scarab

One well-cut, inscribed scarab of green-blue stone.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of Mastaba G 7940. 1930: 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: 1.2 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-49

Medium or Technique

Frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids