About this object

Green glazed steatite scaraboid in the form of a hedgehog.

Record card says underside is inscribed with sen & nefer signs but this doesn't match the object and netiher do the dimensions. I don't think this really is the right number.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1186 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 20)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Presented by the General Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1905
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 11 mm x 8 mm; 9/16 in x 7/16 in x 5/16 in
  • Note
    Marked as 24E in accession register. Register also says "six scarabs". Found at Esna during excavations undertaken by Professor John Garstang
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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