Ring with scarab
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85
Legacy dimension: length of scarab .01 m; length of wire ring approximately .02 m
Medium or Technique
Electrum and amazonite
Not On View
Fragment of electrum wire (detached from object now);amazonite scarab, back incised, underside undecorated.
One of many amulets mounted together taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua. This was found on her hands.
Findspot Information: From Beg. S. 85, Princess Mernua (Found on hands of mummy) [Excav. date] March, 1923
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition