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Scarab in a gold mount with interconnecting scrolls and hieroglyphs on the base

Blue green glaze nearly gone. Set in gold band. "Ka-Nefer" and meanders on seal.

Provenance

From Semna: S 523 [Excav. date] March 1924 (Accession Date: March 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1522

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids