Scaraboid

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Begarawiyeh), W643 body

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.849

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faded glaze. Ram’s head and disc in relief. Seal face scroll pattern enclosing cartouche of Thothmes III.

Provenance

From Meroe (Begarawiyeh West), W643, body. March 5, 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