About this object

Blue glazed steatite scaraboid seal in the form of a desert hare. Incised floral decoration on the flat base. Fine technique. Pierced through the length for suspension. Ears chipped.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson, 1976
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 9.5 mm x 9.5 mm
  • Note
    From Abydos, tomb number recorded.
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Museum Acquisitions, 1978 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology vol. 66

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1980
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1978 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains a complete list of the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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