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Stone scarab

Light blue and white mottled stone; under side flat and uninscribed; split in halves.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Accession Number

87.667a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids