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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23-3-122

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, bored both ends, uninscribed.

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