Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 552

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2.8 cm (13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1548

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded to white, glaze in depressions. Inscribed: crude man, crocodile and two uraeii.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 552 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition