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Scarab

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Stone; incised details on back; incised design of ankhs and a nub-sign; pierced; fine condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), associated with mummy 53. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–364 A.D.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .015 Length: .011 W.

Accession Number

11.1061

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids