Scaraboid

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K411

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1760

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Dark gray-green stone, half oval-longitudinal bored, flat bottom with roughly cut intaglio human figure.

Provenance

From Kerma, K411. December 1913: 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