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Glazed steatite

Provenance

From Beg. West 796,1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. Debris.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1 x 0.6cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-M-564

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids