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Uninscribed scarab

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Provenance

From Sheikh Farag: SF 247. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: October 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12–18, 1991–1295 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.7 x 1.85 cm (1 1/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1617

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids