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Scarab

Large blue faience scarab, inscribed (seal?).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B906. 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

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2.9 x 4cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 9/16in.)

Accession Number

16-4-339

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids