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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 520

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1517

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue glaze nearly worn off. Two eyes, uraeii and other signs symmetrically arranged.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 520 [Excav. date] Feb. 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition