Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1539–1295/1292 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room W. 105

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

29.1151

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Faience. Blue-green glaze. Inscribed with name of Amen-Re over usekh collar- Very fine.

Provenance

From Semna, room W. 105. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January, 1928; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition