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Faience. Blue-green glaze. Inscribed with name of Amen-Re over usekh collar- Very fine.

Provenance

From Semna, room W. 105. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January, 1928; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1cm (9/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

29.1151

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids