About this object

Scarab seal crudely decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with hieroglyphs including the cartouche of Ramesses II. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped and damaged in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Kathleen Mary Crosse
  • Collector
    Kathleen Mary Crosse
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1942 before
  • Measurements
    22.5 mm x 17 mm x 10 mm
  • Related people
    Kathleen Mary Crosse ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Kathleen Mary Crosse

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