Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21-Dynasty 25
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B906
Overall: 1.3 x 1.8 x 2.5cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 1in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small blue pierced faience scarab (seal?) inscribed with New Year’s wish: wp jmn rnp(.t) nfr(.t), ‘May Amun open a good year’.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B906. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition