Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1142

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze. On seal face Nefer flanked by two red crowns over meander pattern. Slightly chipped.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna; Excav. date February 1928.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition