Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 609

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.840

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Traces green glaze. Seal face has group of animals, signs, and a man, in rope border. Edges chipped.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: W 609, No. 10 [Excav. date] 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition