Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, W671 (intact male burial)
Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Steatite? Traces blue glaze. Set in gold band decorated with rope pattern. Bacl; rosette. Seal inscribed Khonsuw; intact male burial. One of 10 scarabs on a necklace.
From Meroe, Beg. West, W671, intact male burial. March 6, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition