Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Beg. W820 (from body)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.7cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-M-608

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of faded blue faience.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820, 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