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Scarab

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Steatite. Faded glaze. Back decorated. Seal face has incised Wedjat Eye. Edges chipped.

Provenance

From Meroe, BEg. West, W643, body. March 5, 1923: 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

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.850

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids