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Scarab

Nubian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19-Dynasty 20
1295-1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W541 burial

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.1 x 1.6cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 5/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-857

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Bored scarab, base inscribed with ovals with ankh signs, between two pairs of addorsed uraei .

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid W541 burial. 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