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Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W223

Dimensions

0.9 x 1.1 cm (3/8 x 7/16 in.),tk0.25cm

Accession Number

23-1-36

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One scarab bead,sheet metal,pierced lengthwise, hollow

Provenance

From Meroe, W 223 January, 1923: 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