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Scarab

Blue faience scarab, pierced longitudaly, with inscription on base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B200 well. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1688

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids