Scarab in a gold mount with interconnecting scrolls and hieroglyphs on the base

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 523

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1522

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue green glaze nearly gone. Set in gold band. “Ka-Nefer” and meanders on seal.

Provenance

From Semna: S 523 [Excav. date] March 1924
(Accession Date: March 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition