Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S563

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1547

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded blue green glaze. Inscribed: standing bearded figure holding “Was”.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S563 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition