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Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, S502

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.1 x 1.6 cm (3/8 x 7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-816

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue scarab with hole bored lengthwise. Inscribed.

Provenance

From Meroe: S502. 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