Scarab

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1150

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze. No glaze on seal face. Inscribed with maeander pattern.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna. Excav. date December 1927

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition