Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S debris

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.1576

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Traces of blue glaze. Inscribed “hetep” and papyrus plants. Broken; incomplete.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Semna, S debris [Excav. date] Jan. 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition