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Scarabs

Two larger scarabs of black stone with legs depicted on bottom. One is broken on the bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VII. 1929: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.) Overall: 1 x 1.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2694

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids