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Steatite. Faded green glaze. Set in silver band, half of which is missing.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna, S 520 [Excav. date] Feb. 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)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1510

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids