Much of the blue glaze on this steatite scarab is worn away. The back is incised with lines and rope hatching to form a cross pattern, and is chipped. The scarab is pierced for suspension.
From Egypt, Giza, Street 7300 North, pit 7320. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition