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Scarab

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Bl. steatite ringed scarab with piercing and mark on underside.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, A1202 ; 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

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.8 x 2.1cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 13/16in.)

Accession Number

18-12-16

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids