Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.018 W. 0.011 H. 0.007

Accession Number

24.502

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Gold. Beneath is a gold tube running lengthwise. On flat base is incised a uraeus crowned with disc and holding “Ankh” in either hand.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition