About this object

Heart scarab of green stone. Underside is inscribed with horizontal lines of hieroglyphs. The 2nd line has been erased ready to be reinscribed.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    20 mm x 50 mm x 65 mm; 13/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in
  • Note
    Location ?
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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