About this object

Steatite scaraboid seal, oval shape, each side is flat. One side is decorated with a seated figure of a falcon god wearing a moon headdress. The other side is inscribed with illegible hieroglyphs suggesting that the object is a forgery. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped around the edges.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of A J Rigby, 1963
  • Collector
    A J Rigby
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    14 mm x 10 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    A J Rigby (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • A J Rigby

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1963
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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