Scarab

Nubian
Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasy 25-Dynasty 26
760-525 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.351

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Seatite scarab, green-glazed. Pierced. Winged beetle pushing sun disk flanked by uraei, below wadj papyrus between a pair of uraei with sun disks above their heads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition