Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W760 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.856

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience. Traces green. Seal face has figure of man between uraei. Conventionalized.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W760, debris. March 8, 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