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Scarab

Dark greenish stone; eight horizontal lines of hieroglyphics on face; perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: Findspot Information: Found in the tomb of Queen Madiken (Pyramid LIX at Nuri), February 1918

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.646

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids