About this object

Carnelian scarab shaped seal with base inscribed with a cross 'X'. The top side is decorated with a representation of a scarab with details of the wings, head and legs. Old number is marked in black on the seal but very hard to read. Perhaps 21.941 (ex Currie collection).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Carnelian
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    12.5 mm x 9.5 mm x 6.5 mm
  • Note
    Old number is marked in black on the seal but very hard to read. Perhaps 21.941 (ex Currie collection).
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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