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Scarab with thick blue-green glaze and a floral design on the base. Strung with Res. 03.44.

Provenance

From Egypt. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.03.45

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids