Scarab with royal titles, red crowns and a nebu (gold) hieroglyph on the base

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, SE angle of main fort

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.6 cm (11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.1538

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Traces of blue green glaze. Inscribed: “Nesuti-Bity-Nub”.

Provenance

From Semna: SE angle of main fort [Excav. date] April 1924
(Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition