Finger ring with scarab bezel

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W743

Dimensions

height x width x depth (bezel): 1.7 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-690

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab, hollow electrum, broken, incomplete

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W., tomb 743. 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