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Scaraboid

Faience? Faded glaze. Set in silver band. One side: seated hawk headed figure. Other side: hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Meroe (Begarawiyeh West), W652. March 8, 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,

Object Place

Meroe (Begarawiyeh West), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23.841

Medium or Technique

Faience (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids