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Scarab

Scarab, pale blue color glaze. Base consists of standing figure with uraeus in front.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VIII A Floor.1921: 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, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg., Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12465

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids