Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 563

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.1546

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Green glaze, somewhat faded. Inscribed “Djed” sign and other marking not clear.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 563 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition