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Scaraboid

Nubian


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Begarawiyeh West), W652

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.841

Medium or Technique

Faience (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience? Faded glaze. Set in silver band. One side: seated hawk headed figure. Other side: hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Meroe (Begarawiyeh West), W652. March 8, 1923 - 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