Scarab with scroll pattern

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.870

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Pale blue glaze. Scroll pattern.

Provenance

From Uronarti. 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1931: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: Febraury 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition