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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 523

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1511

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Worn blue glaze. Two projections diagonally on back. Seal has 3 hieroglyphic sign.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 523 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition