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Scarab

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Uninscribed carnelian scarab mounted in a gold band.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N XXI [Excav. date] Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 0.6cm (3/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

24.592

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids