Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S LXI

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1507

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite? Dark blue glaze. Two “Nefer” signs and “Ankh”.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S LXI [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition