Scarab

Nubian
New Kingdom (?)
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 52

Accession Number

19.2587

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

White faience scarab; pierced lengthwise and inscribed on the base. Recumbent lion (leonine goddess ) and Htp.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Neferukekashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition