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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 563

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1557

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Carnelian. Uninscribed. Chipped at tail end.

Provenance

From Semna, S 563 [Excav. date] March 1924:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition