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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W486

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.9 x 1.3cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2in.)

Accession Number

23-3-120

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, hieroglyphs on base

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W486. March, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition