Scarab

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 55

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.75 x 2.45 cm (11/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1708

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Half of blue glazed scarab.

Provenance

From Nubia, Uronarti, Room 55. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition