Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 716

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.1574

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite? Faded blue glaze. Inscribed: scroll pattern.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 716 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition