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Uninscribed scarab

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Amethyst; uninscribed.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (S.F. / 140). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3678

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids