Scarab

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.015 W. 0.009

Accession Number

24.1604

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Worn green glaze. Inscribed: “nefer” and geometric patterns. One end chipped.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: SF 544 [Excav. date] October 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition