Scarab bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg., W179 near left hand of burial; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.9 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-611

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

1 small green faience bead in the form of a scarab.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., W179 near left hand of burial. 1922: 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