About this object

Green jasper scarab with undecorated base. Elytra and pronotum marked with lines as is head and clypeus with serrations. Legs merely outlined. Perfect preservation. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom; Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1550 BC (Dynasty 12 BC - 17)
  • Materials
    Jasper
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 15 mm x 24 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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