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Scarab

Faience? Traces of faded blue green glaze. Inscribed: King offering two vases.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 552 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1567

Medium or Technique

Faience?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids