Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 500

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.1558

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue green glaze. Inscribed: “I-nefer” between “neb” signs.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 500 [Excav. date] Feb. 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition