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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S XVII

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1537

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue green glaze, minute. On seal: “Di hetep”.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition