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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.700

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Electrum; rectangular plate with incised figure of scarab on one side, and small ring on back.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX . February 1918. 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