Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18-Dynasty 19
1550-1186 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.512

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience and gold scarab. Mounted in gold band. Pierced. Taweret holding feather, with sA hieroglyph in front and sun disk above.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition