Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyr. I siftings

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1006

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Amazonite. Legs outspread. Ring for suspension beneath.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyr. I, siftings [Excav. date] February, or March 1918: 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