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Scaraboid

Rectangular, oblong block of stone-- polisher or weight. Also inscribed like a scaraboid.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kumma, Room 29. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.5cm (15/16 x 11/16 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

24-2-532

Medium or Technique

Soap stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids