Scarab with a base inscribed with the prenomen of Amenhotep III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1353 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5cm (9/16in.)

Accession Number

29.1149

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green glaze. Seal face inscribed Neb-Maat-Ra.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition