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Scarab beads

Five scarab form beads, pierced.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B803. 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

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

16-4-508

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids