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Scarab

Faience? Faded green glaze. Scorpion and other signs on seal face.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna [Excav. date] January, 1928

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

29.1153

Medium or Technique

Faience?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids