Rough unglazed scarab mold. It is made of yellow clay. There is an oval depression in the center with a design for the back of a scarab.
From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1888).
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