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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W671

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.859

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Traces blue glaze. Inscribed Ded-Ka-Ra. (Shabataka). Part of scarab necklace.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W671. March 6, 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