Scarab or seal

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S553, Dynast XII lower level

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.9 x 1.35 x 0.65 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2049

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

An inscribed, white seal or scarab.

Provenance

From Semna, S553, Dynasty XII lower level. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition