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Amethyst. Uninscribed.

Provenance

From Semna, S 552. March 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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: 1.3 x 0.9cm (1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

24.1587

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids