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Scarab

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Tiny triple scarab with inscription on base(?). Transverse bored. Glazed faience?

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 1915: 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 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .009 W. .005

Accession Number

21.380

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids