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Scaraboid

One rudely-made scaraboid, inscribed on both sides; half of one side is missing; pierced.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris of room W 253. 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: 4.6 x 2.9 x 1.3cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/2in.)

Accession Number

28.1303

Medium or Technique

Limestone (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids