Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W643, body

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.850

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded glaze. Back decorated. Seal face has incised Wedjat Eye. Edges chipped.

Provenance

From Meroe, BEg. West, W643, body. March 5, 1923: 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