Scaraboid object

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, room W253, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.6cm (13/16 x 5/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1306

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience object, flat on one side, rounded on other side, incised picture of scarab on flat side, pierced laterally. Bead?

Provenance

From Semna room W253, debris. 1928: 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