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Steatite. Fine blue glaze. Inscribed: symbol of unity of Egypt twice repeated. Very fine.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kumma: K IV [Excav. date] April 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

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1542

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids