Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Begrawiya W 180

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1.8 x 4.3 cm (1 1/16 x 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.510

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green stone. Seven lines of hieroglyphic inscription incised on base.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe W 180 [Excav. date] Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition