Scarab inscribed for the Dynasty 16 ruler, Amu

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 16
1648–1540 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Semna, S XIV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 cm (9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1508

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Blue green glaze. Seal side has name? down central band.

Provenance

From Semna: S XIV [Excav. date] Feb. 1924
(Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition