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Scarab with a base inscrbed with the prenomen of Amenhotep III

Green glaze. Seal face inscribed Neb-Maat-Ra.

Provenance

From Semna. January, 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1353 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

29.1149

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids