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Scarab(?) fragment

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Fragment of a scarab(?) figurine.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXVII, room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan, 353–340 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 3.4 x 1.7cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16in.)

Accession Number

17-3-27

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids