Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, K IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1542

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Fine blue glaze. Inscribed: symbol of unity of Egypt twice repeated. Very fine.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kumma: K IV [Excav. date] April 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition