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Scarab with a modeled gold sheet covering the back and an interlocking scroll and rope pattern on the base

Nubian
Second Intermediate Period
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600 C

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1764

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Buff faience. Back and edges cased in gold leaf, longitudinal boring, inscribed with scroll pattern.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 1600 C, January 1914.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition