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Scarab

Nubian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21-Dynasty 25
1070–660 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W502

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1cm (5/16 x 7/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-220

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Bored scarab, base inscribed with royal titles nTr nfr nb tAwy.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W502. 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