Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, H 213

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1515

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded blue glaze. Inscribed “Lady of the house, Wab-Ka, True of Voice”.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: H 213 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition