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Scaraboid with scroll pattern

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Carnelian. Scroll pattern on base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.376

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids