Scarab with interlocknig scrolls and hieroglpyhs on the base

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 524

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2.4 cm (5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1543

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Faded to white; worn. Inscribed: scroll pattern and “nefer”.

Provenance

From Semna: S 524 [Excav. date] Feb. 1924
(Accession Date: February 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition