Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris between Cross Street and Street 201

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.7 x 0.3cm (1 x 11/16 x 1/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1310

Medium or Technique

Steatite (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One fragment of a large scarab; center only; top and bottom missing; traces of blue glaze.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris between Cross Street and Street 201. 1928: 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