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Scarab

Light blue glaze. Inscribed: lotus flower between "neb" signs.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: SF 5015 [Excav. date] November 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Accession Number

24.1601

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids