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Scarab

Electrum; rectangular plate with incised figure of scarab on one side, and small ring on back.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX . February 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

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.700

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids