Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1450

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab; haematite; details incised; pierced sideways on under side. One of many amulets mounted together taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua.

Provenance

From Beg. S. 85, Princess Mernua [Excav. date] March, 1923, Exp.Ph. A 3164, 6/7

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition