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Scarab fragment

One fragment of the back of a scarab; pierced; blue-glaze.

Provenance

From Semna, debris of Taharqa's Temple . 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: 0.9cm (3/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1152

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids