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Scarab with a modeled gold sheet covering the back and an interlocking scroll and rope pattern on the base

Buff faience. Back and edges cased in gold leaf, longitudinal boring, inscribed with scroll pattern.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 1600 C, January 1914. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Second Intermediate Period, 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1764

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids