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Scarab ring

Steatite. Glaze gone. Inscribed apparently "Nesuti-Byty". Set in silver swivel ring. (Broken, in two pieces).

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 553 [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, Dynasty 12–18, 1991–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1552

Medium or Technique

Silver, steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids