Scarab

Nubian
Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasty 22-Dynasty 26
945-525 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyr. XVII

Accession Number

16-1-515

Medium or Technique

Green glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Piereced scarab, black painted design of unlinked scrolls (circle with dot pattern).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XVII. 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