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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W531 debris and floor debris

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23-3-270

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, faded incised.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W531 debris and floor debris. 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