About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a standing figure and two raised cobras. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped and scratched in several places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Western Asia: Israel
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Asia: Western Asia: Israel
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    24.5 mm x 18 mm x 10 mm
  • Note
    Given in early 1970s to the museum from the Geology department, never accessioned and details lost. Original number lost and new accession number given in 1978. Label says "A/P.I" and "GEZER".
Object view = Humanities
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