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Scarab amulet

One gray scarab amulet with well preserved detail and an incised back. It has three incised X designs on the back, and the number 68 is written in ink.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X-II, debris. 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

Length x width: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids