Scarab(?) fragment

Nubian
Napatan, reign of Akharitene (Akhratan)
353–340 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXVII, room A

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 3.4 x 1.7cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16in.)

Accession Number

17-3-27

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Fragment of a scarab(?) figurine.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXVII, room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition