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Scarab

Steatite. Blue glazed. Split lengthwise and only half preserved.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S XI [Excav. date] Jan. 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1505

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids