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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Tomb W567 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3cm (1/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-302

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One minute scarab, blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Tomb W567 debris. March 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