Scarab

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K307

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1761

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Yellowish buff faience. Longitudinal boring, inscribed with six signs “ankh”, “waj” and others.

Provenance

From Kerma, K307. December 1913: 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