About this object

Steatite scarab seal crudely decorated on one side with details of the head and legs. The other side is inscribed with hieroglyphs. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped in places. Probably a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of E. Timperley, 1956
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    20.5 mm x 15 mm x 8.5 mm
  • Related people
    E Timperley ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • E Timperley

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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