Seal in the form of a hedgehog
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W609
Overall: 0.7 x 0.9 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Scarab-shaped hedgehog seal with glyphs on bottom and carved animal features above. Bored horizontally for hanging.
From Meroe, Beg. W609. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition