Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 52
Overall: 1.1cm (7/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Scarab with incised lines on the base; pierced lengthwise. Geometric design with crossing lines.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition