Scarab

Nubian
New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 20-Dynasty 21
1186-945 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W760 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.856

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience. Traces green. Conventionalized. Pierced. Standing figure holding scepter in each hand, uraeu attached to his hips.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W760, debris. March 8, 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