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Scarab of Senwosret I

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Blue glaze. Inscribed on base.

Provenance

From Semna. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, 1971–1926 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

29.1139

Medium or Technique

Faience (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids