Double scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W548 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1cm (3/8 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-282

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Double scarab with incised base; hole between two scarabs

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W548 debris. 1923: 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