About this object

Deep green blue faience scaraboid seal with a lunar baboon in relief. Incised rough hieroglyphs on the flat base. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1186 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    James Currie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1937 before
  • Measurements
    7 mm x 15 mm x 20 mm; 1/4 in x 9/16 in x 13/16 in
  • Related people
    James Currie ( Collector, previous owner); Daniel H Hanbury ( Previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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