Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 5.2 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.646

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Dark greenish stone; eight horizontal lines of hieroglyphics on face; perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920:

Findspot Information: Found in the tomb of Queen Madiken (Pyramid LIX at Nuri), February 1918

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition