Discover the connection between the sun, the scarab beetle, and the ancient Egyptian god, Kheperi. Use materials from home to create your own scarab!
Click through the images in the slideshow above or download the instructions to create your own scarab at home!
Egyptian, ca. 2325 BCE - 2160 BCE
(Old Kingdom, 6th dynasty)
Incised limestone relief
Egyptian, ca. 751 BCE - 525 BCE
(25th to 26th dynasty)
Egyptian, ca. 50 BCE - 50 CE
(Ptolemaic or Roman Period)
Wood, plaster, and paint figurine