Scarab

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, 53

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 3.1 x 4.2 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-219

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Part of a heart scarab. Bottom flat with rounded top. Lines incised along top.

Provenance

From Nuri: 53. 1918: 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