About this object

Bright blue glazed faience scarab with two wings, all with holes for attachment to mummy bandages. Donated to Cheltenham College by the Cheltenham Philosophical Institution.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 747 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Cheltenham College
  • Collector
    Cheltenham College
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    12 mm x 140 mm x 57 mm
  • Related people
    Cheltenham College ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Events

  • Mummies and Treasures from the Graves

    Start date: 1991-07-10
    End date: 1991-07-10
    Description: An exhibition held at Yong-In Farmland, South Korea, 20 km south of Seoul.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cheltenham College

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1975-05-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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