Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 766

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.1 x 0.7cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-M-484

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab glazed

Provenance

From Beg. West 766. 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