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Scarab amulet

This scarab is buff colored, most of the glaze has completely worn off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7450X, in 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

Overall: 2 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1952

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids