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Scarab

Nubian
First Intermediate Period
2130–1980 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S552

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.8 x 1.1cm (3/16 x 5/16 x 7/16in.)

Accession Number

24.1550

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scarab seal with an incised geometric pattern on the base.

Provenance

From Semna, S 552. March, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition