Scarab

Nubian
Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasty 25-Dynasty 26
760-525 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 667

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.5cm (3/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

23-M-353

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glazed scarab. Pierced. Wp flanked by ankh signs and nb-basket below.

Provenance

From Beg. West 667, 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