Day: July 15, 2019

  • Scarabs and Gods – What’s the Connection in Art?

    By: Sophie Edens, Public Relations & Marketing Intern Scarab, Unidentified Craftsman (Egyptian), 1938.500.057 The scarabs shown in Brendan Fraser’s The Mummy are not quite the right depiction of the scarab beetle the Egyptians worshiped. The scarab beetle (Scarabaeus sacer) never ate human flesh; rather, they ate the dung off the ground. That’s right. They eat […]

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