Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W685 floor debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.865

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faded glaze. Inscribed with fish and two scorpions.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W685, floor debris. 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