Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 103

Accession Number

19.2540

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue faience scarab with carved and incised details on the top and incised hieroglyphs on the base; pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Grave 103. 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