Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 520

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2.4 cm (11/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1534

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Pale blue glaze. Inscribed: hawk between two uraeii.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition