Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 667

Dimensions

0.45 x 0.95 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-354

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed scarab.

Provenance

From Beg. West 667, March, 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