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Scarab

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Yellow-green glaze; olive green in spots; incised details on back; lower face flat with incised decoration; hole lenghtwise; good condition.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .033 Length: .024 W.

Accession Number

86.674

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids