Scarab

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Mint: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB-x

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1766

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience, blue glazed. Inscribed with crude figure of a man and crocodile.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, x. March 1914: 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