Scarab

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., North VIII A Floor

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12465

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, pale blue color glaze. Base consists of standing figure with uraeus in front.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VIII A Floor.1921: 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