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Scarab inscribed for the Dynasty 16 ruler, Amu

Steatite. Blue green glaze. Seal side has name? down central band.

Provenance

From Semna: S XIV [Excav. date] Feb. 1924 (Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 16, 1648–1540 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Sudan

Accession Number

24.1508

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids