Scarab

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1148

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze. Inscribed Men-kheper-Ra.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna. Excav. date January 1928

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition