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Scarab

Faience. Traces green. Seal face has figure of man between uraei. Conventionalized.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W760, debris. March 8, 1923: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23.856

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids