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Winged scarab pectoral

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 55, March, 1919. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.1 x 27.5 cm (2 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1019b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids