Scarab; perforated for a cord

Historical period(s)
Date unknown
Medium
Steatite
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.1 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm (13/16 x 5/8 x 3/8 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.393
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone
Type

Scarab

Keywords
Egypt
Provenance

To 1906-1907
Unidentified dealer, Egypt, to 1906-1907 [1]

From 1906-1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified dealer in 1906-1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2317, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, F1907.392, Curatorial Remark 3, C.L. Freer, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum