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Beads, scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W159a

Accession Number

22-12-12a-c

Medium or Technique

Ivory, glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

a) small ivory scarab decayed incised lines upper side. b) 2 ivory ball beads, decayed. c) 1 green glass paste bead double cone.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W159a: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition