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Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9cm (3/8in.)

Accession Number

18-2-295h

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One plain amazonite scarab form. Housed with 18-2-295g.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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