Scarab

Canaanite
Late Middle Bronze Age IIB-IIC
1640-1500 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W848 floor debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.867

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faded glaze. Worn. Pierced. Standing falcon-headed figure holding crocodile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W848, floor debris. March 12, 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