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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: 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1532

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. Inscribed: Set animal?

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition