Scaraboid

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, Room 29

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.5cm (15/16 x 11/16 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

24-2-532

Medium or Technique

Soap stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Rectangular, oblong block of stone– polisher or weight. Also inscribed like a scaraboid.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kumma, Room 29. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition