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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W507

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.4cm (3/8 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-233

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W507. 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