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Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Gebel Barkal, B200 well

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1688

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue faience scarab, pierced longitudaly, with inscription on base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B200 well. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition