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Scarab

Steatite. Glaze faded to white. Inscribed with heraldic bird.

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

24.1571

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids