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Scarab

Dark blue green scarab (silver?)

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West, Tomb W853. 1923: 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

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.7 x 0.6cm (3/8 x 1/4 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-3-640

Medium or Technique

Silver ?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids