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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 521

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.1563

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Carnelian scarab. Uninscribed; worn.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 521 [Excav. date] Feb. 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