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Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 552

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1567

Medium or Technique

Faience?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience? Traces of faded blue green glaze. Inscribed: King offering two vases.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 552 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition