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Scaraboid

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Faded glaze. Ram's head and disc in relief. Seal face scroll pattern enclosing cartouche of Thothmes III.

Provenance

From Meroe (Begarawiyeh 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 (Begarawiyeh), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.849

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids