Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 552

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1571

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Glaze faded to white. Inscribed with heraldic bird.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition