Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, pyramid N, XXI

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 0.6cm (3/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

24.592

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Uninscribed carnelian scarab mounted in a gold band.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N XXI [Excav. date] Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition