Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 552

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.9cm (1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

24.1587

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Amethyst. Uninscribed.

Provenance

From Semna, S 552. March 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition