Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 115–119


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyr. XVII

Accession Number

16-1-515

Medium or Technique

Green glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Black painted design circle with dot pattern

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XVII. 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