Scaraboid

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 716

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1562

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite. Green glazed. Inscribed: two papyrus plants with “nefer” between them. Set in gold band.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 716 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition