About this object

Stone scarab seal decorated on one side with a representation of a scarab with crude details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with a hieroglyph representing an animal. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Probably a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 11.5 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

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