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Scarab bead

1 small green faience bead in the form of a scarab.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., W179 near left hand of burial. 1922: 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, A.D. 30–175

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.9 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-611

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids