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Scarab fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris from Taharqa's Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9cm (3/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1152

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One fragment of the back of a scarab; pierced; blue-glaze.

Provenance

From Semna, debris of Taharqa's Temple . 1928: 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