This mural of a scarab beetle was created during an informal artist residency in Indianapolis in the summer of 2019.  It is located on the wall of the Tube Factory ArtSpace, the home of Big Car Collaborative, a nonprofit arts and design organization dedicated to unifying people through art. One variety of scarab beetle, the dung beetle, was sacred to the ancient Egyptians, who used it extensively as a decorative motif.  The Egyptian root word “khpr,” which refers to the beetle, means

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Category: Mural
Location: Garfield Park

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2019

Associated artists

Jules Muck aka MuckRock
Jules Muck aka MuckRock


1125 Cruft St, Indianapolis, IN, 46203


  • Image Courtesy Ken Norris


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