Scarab

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, Dynasty 12–18
1991–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, II

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 cm (9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1501

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue green glaze. Seal has feather, “Mut”, “Djed”, and 2 “Ankh” signs.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kumma II [Excav. date] April 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition