Scarab of Senwosret I

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I
1971–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

29.1139

Medium or Technique

Faience (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Blue glaze. Inscribed on base.

Provenance

From Semna. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition