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Scarab

Rudely made, badly worn, indistinctly inscribed, faded blue, scarab.

Provenance

From Semna, Room W ch, debris. 1928: 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

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.2 x 0.8cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

28.1299

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids