About this object

Rock crystal carved scarab shaped seal with top details marked and plain base. Translucent white stone.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    First Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2181 BC - 2055 BC
  • Materials
    Rock Crystal
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    7.5 mm x 11 mm x 14 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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