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Scarab

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Part of a heart scarab. Bottom flat with rounded top. Lines incised along top.

Provenance

From Nuri: 53. 1918: 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

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 3.1 x 4.2 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-219

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids