Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West 796

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.5cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

23-M-565

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Small scarab, glazed steatite

Provenance

From Beg. West 796,1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. Debris.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition