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Scarab amulet

One small, well made and bored stone scarab amulet of green color with an inscribed base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of Ptolemaic stairs between G 7520 and G 7530. 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: 0.7 x 1.1 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1447

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids