Scarab

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


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Beg. W820 (from body)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.7cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-M-608

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab of faded blue faience. Pierced. Nefer and re signs and two uraei joined at their tails.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820, 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