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Scarab

Blue glaze. Inscribed Men-kheper-Ra.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna. Excav. date January 1928

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

29.1148

Medium or Technique

Steatite?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids