Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 553

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2.2 cm (5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1578

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded to white. Inscribed: two red crowns on “neb” sign; winged disc above.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 553 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition