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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 603

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.7cm (3/8 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-M-215

Medium or Technique

Steatite and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab, set in silver corroded

Provenance

From Beg. West 603. 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