Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, N21 sifting (A&B debris & mastaba)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-118

Medium or Technique

Stone?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Two small green scarabs, material uncertain.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, N21 sifting (one object found in A&B debris, the other from mastaba). 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