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Scarab ring

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 553

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1552

Medium or Technique

Silver, steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Glaze gone. Inscribed apparently “Nesuti-Byty”. Set in silver swivel ring. (Broken, in two pieces).

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 553 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition