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Scarab

Faded glaze. Worn. Seal inscribed with man and crocodile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W848, floor debris. March 12, 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

23.867

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids