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Scarab amulet

One small faience scarab with a cartouche on the base and damaged on top. It is of greenish color with the glaze gone.

Provenance

From Egypt, GIza, Debris E of mastaba G 7690, N of Roman grave SE XLI. 1928: 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 x 1.2 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1417

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids