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Scarab bead

One tiny blue scarab bead

Provenance

From Beg. West Group 1923: 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

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.35 x 0.5 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-665f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids