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Scaraboid object

Pottery object, flat on one side, rounded on other side, incised picture of scarab on flat side, pierced laterally. Bead?

Provenance

From Semna room W253, debris. 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: 2 x 1.6cm (13/16 x 5/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1306

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids