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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 548

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1549

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Pale blue glaze. Inscribed: four circles.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 548 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition