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Scarab

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Blue glass (Imitation Lapis). Legs outspread. Plain base. Bored lengthwise.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: W 761 [Excav. date] March 8, 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.805

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids