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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W502

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1cm (5/16 x 7/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-220

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, base inscribed

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W502. 1923: 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