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Scaraboids

Two scaraboids, bored from both ends.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W486. March, 1923: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 712–690 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.6cm (3/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-3-123

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids