Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125B

Dimensions

1.1 x .85 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.) Tk. .45

Accession Number

22-2-507

Medium or Technique

Ivory (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small scarab (broken) very roughly cut bored transversely for stringing. Note  slightly no seal or inscription

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125B, 1922: 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