About this object

Green glazed faience scaraboid seal. The base is engraved with the prenomen of Amenhotep III (Nebmaatra). Pierced through the length for suspension. Fair technique. Fair preservation.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 - 1186 BC (Dynasty 18 BC - 19)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer, 1867
  • Collector
    Henry Salt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 9.5 mm x 4.5 mm
  • Note
    White label on the side with number 1913 (ex Henry Salt collection)
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, previous owner); Henry Salt (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Henry Salt

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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