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Scarab

Nubian
New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 25
1295-660 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W507

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.4cm (3/8 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-233

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab. Pierced, falcon with spread wings and scarab beetle with sun disk.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W507. 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