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Scarab ring bezel

This bored scarab was with an incised design originally set in a gilded silver casing, which has now broken into three pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza,7011 A. 1926 : 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

Scarab: 0.9 x 1.4 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 3/4 in.) silver pieces: 2.3 x 0.7 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-98

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids