About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head and criss cross pattern carved on the back, with flat base inscribed with two nefer signs and another sign in the middle. Pierced through the length for suspension.

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 - 1906
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 7.5 mm x 5 mm
  • Note
    1 of 6 inscribed scarabs from Tomb 24E
  • Related people
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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